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1. Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

Tags: Environmental
2. ACEC Calls for Senate Action on Bills to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

 

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), ACEC urged action on several bills that promote the development of new technologies to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Tags: Energy, Environmental
3. ACEC WEE Committee to Address Cybersecurity, Nuclear Power, and Future of Electric Utility Infrastructure at Upcoming Summer Meeting

There's still time to attend the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee's summer meeting in Denver, August 26-27.

Tags: Energy, Environmental, Water
4. Former Energy Secretary Moniz Offers Framework for Deeply Decarbonized Economy

Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled the Green Real Deal (GRD) last week, calling it a practical plan to tackle the climate crisis.

Tags: Environmental
5. Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Coastal communities in the lower 48 states will face more than $400 billion in seawall costs due to sea level rise over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the Center for Climate Integrity and Resilient Analytics.

Tags: Environmental
6. New York Passes "Most Aggressive Climate Change Program in the United States of America, Period"

New York passed last week legislation to cut its planet-warming emissions 85 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 and offset the remaining 15 percent through carbon-dioxide removal measures.

Tags: Environmental
7. Trump Administration Releases Affordable Clean Energy Rule

The Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency today mandates that power plants reduce carbon emissions but does not put a cap on those emissions.

Tags: Environmental
8. EPA Targets Making All Environmental Permit Decisions Within Six Months

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said last week the agency's "ultimate goal is to make all permit decisions, up or down, in six months."

Tags: Environmental
9. Senators Introduce Bill to Set Timeline for EPA on PFAS

Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have introduced a bill to require the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water as hazardous substances under the Superfund law.

Tags: Environmental
10. Appropriations Bill Holds Line on EPA, Superfund Funding

In legislation signed by President Trump today, the Environmental Protection Agency will receive nearly $8.1 billion for fiscal 2019, close to what was enacted for the agency in fiscal 2018.

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