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    DOE Awards $74 Million for Battery Recycling and Reuse Projects

    DOE Awards $74 Million for Battery Recycling and Reuse Projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded nearly $74 million, available through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, to 10 projects focused on recycling and reusing batteries, particularly EV batteries. According to the Department of Energy, over 1.2 million electric cars have been sold since President Joe Biden took office, and demand for battery minerals, […]

    Biden Announces Increased Crackdown on Methane Leaks at COP27

    Biden Announces Increased Crackdown on Methane Leaks at COP27

    President Biden, speaking at COP27 Friday, will announce additional efforts to crack down on methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. The new rule, supplementing leak detection and monitoring requirements unveiled at COP26, covers wells emitting less than 3 tons of methane per year and requires drillers to address third-party leak reports. Multiple studies have […]

    What the Midterm Results Mean for U.S. Climate Action

    What the Midterm Results Mean for U.S. Climate Action

    When it comes to control of the House and the Senate, the outcome of the 2022 U.S. midterm elections is still unclear. Yet the election sent many positive signals about the importance of climate action for U.S. voters.  A historic environmental bond passed in New York, Senators and House members won races campaigning on their […]