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Could the Infrastructure Bill Make Wildfires Worse?

Could the Infrastructure Bill Make Wildfires Worse?

Could the Infrastructure Bill Make Wildfires Worse? Adam Aton, E&E News The West is burning, and Congress is responding with a fire hose of money. The bipartisan infrastructure deal that advanced yesterday through the Senate would spend billions of dollars on wildfire policy, with much of it earmarked for cutting trees and planting…

Extreme heat is on Democrats’ infrastructure agenda

Extreme heat is on Democrats’ infrastructure agenda

Extreme heat is on Democrats’ infrastructure agenda Justine Calma During a summer of deadly heatwaves, Democratic senators are pressing for a bigger federal response to the danger posed by extreme heat. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Alex Padilla (D-CA), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced the Preventing Heat Illness and Deaths Act today. Representative Charlie Crist (D-FL)…

Biden Says Infrastructure Is the Pillar of his Climate Plan

Biden Says Infrastructure Is the Pillar of his Climate Plan

Biden Says Infrastructure Is the Pillar of his Climate Plan Scott Waldman, E&E News President Biden confronted Republican hostility toward his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package yesterday by declaring it a pillar of his plan to address climate change. “Investing in clean energy to fight the effects of climate change is part of infrastructure,”…