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06/10/2021 - Progressives draw red line on keeping climate provisions in infrastructure bill



Many Democrats behind the scenes worry climate change has faded from center stage.

06/10/2021 - Biden pitched a bold climate vision. He may be watching it die in Congress



Climate hawks are starting to worry that their issue is getting thrown under a fossil-fueled bus.

06/10/2021 - West Virginia coal plants need upgrades. Three states will decide their fate



Three West Virginia coal-fired power plants owned by Ohio-based American Electric Power may be on borrowed time.

06/10/2021 - This plant-based plastic is inspired by the chemistry of spider silk



It’s both durable and strong, but also easily breaks down in nature—unlike some other “compostable” plastics.

06/10/2021 - This compostable plastic is actually compostable



When it’s no longer needed, the plastic starts eating itself from the inside.

06/10/2021 - Feds release first slice of water bill assistance funds



Initial distributions will help states, tribes, and territories set up the first-ever federal water bill assistance program.

06/10/2021 - Spreading vaccine fears. And cashing in



Meet the influencers making millions by dealing doubt about the coronavirus vaccines.

06/10/2021 - The Pandemic Saved Wildlife. Can Road Crossings? - Bloomberg



The empty highways of the pandemic revealed how dangerous traffic is for deer, moose, cougars and coyotes. Now Congress is proposing unprecedented funds for animal crossings that make roads less lethal.

06/10/2021 - All-trash ‘Mount Rushmore’ depicting G-7 leaders erected for summit



“Mount Recyclemore" depicts President Biden and other leaders with e-waste.

06/10/2021 - Keystone XL pipeline developer pulls plug on controversial project



The project became a flash point for climate activists during the Obama administration. President Trump backed the pipeline’s construction during his term, but Biden pledged during the campaign to block it.