EPA Relaxes Enforcement, Citing Pandemic. Environmentalists Call it a ‘License to Pollute’

The Illinois Environmental Council likewise expressed its outrage: “To be clear, now is absolutely not the time to allow polluting industries to skirt environmental protection laws. This is dangerous and wildly irresponsible, especially as we’re seeing stark evidence of the burden of toxic air pollution on vulnerable populations who already struggled to breathe before this virus emerged. People will suffer. Dirty industry will benefit. Plain and simple.”

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Climate cash coming to Illinois

“This week President Biden is expected to sign the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which includes an unprecedented $370 billion for climate change mitigation. Why it matters: Much of

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