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Less than 1 percent of the nation’s roughly 500,000 school buses are electric or run on low-emission fuels. That’s about to change.  Nearly 400 school districts across the United States, including in several Indigenous tribal lands, as well as in Puerto Rico and American Samoa, will receive around $1 billion to purchase new, mostly electric […]

In Election, Biden Sees Choice Between ‘Different Visions’ For U.S.  The Wall Street Journal Source link

This month, United States President Joe Biden announced that he would grant pardons for simple federal marijuana possession convictions. Biden urged state governors to do the same for state offenses, which make up the bulk of US marijuana possession offenses. He also included a directive to the US secretary of health and . . .

Comment on this story Comment Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Our colleague Brady Dennis will moderate two conversations today at 11 a.m. ET with Jigar Shah, director of the Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office, and Liane Randolph, chair of the California Air . . .

Comment on this story Comment Amid projections that tens of thousands of Americans could die needlessly this winter if they don’t get free coronavirus shots or treatments, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain summoned health officials to a meeting last week with an urgent question: What can we do to prevent this? What emerged […]

President Joe Biden said nearly 22 million people have applied for federal student loan relief in the week since his administration made its online application available more than half of the number the White House believes are eligible for the programme. Speaking at Delaware State University, a historically Black university where the […]

Oct 21 (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of House of Representatives lawmakers criticized the Biden administration decision on Friday to waive U.S. shipping rules in September for the delivery of fuel to Puerto Rico. The Sept. 28 Jones Act waiver allowed for the delivery of diesel sourced from the mainland United States by British Petroleum

The President is announcing two new nominees to serve as U.S. Attorneys and one new nominee to serve as U.S. Marshal. These are officials who will be indispensable to upholding the rule of law as top federal law enforcement officials. These individuals were chosen for their devotion to enforcing the law, their professionalism, their experience […]

Biden set to release 15 million barrels from U.S. oil reserve: CBS News Flash Oct. 19, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden is expected to announce a release of 15 million more barrels of oil from the U.S. strategic reserve in response to recent cuts from OPEC+ nations. Nestle is recalling some […]

By Jarrett Renshaw, Timothy Gardner, and Laura Sanicola WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The Biden administration plans to sell more oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a bid to dampen fuel prices before next month’s congressional elections, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The administration is also expected to release further details on timing for […]

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