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Biden wants to buy EVs. Are there enough cars?

The Biden administration's plan to replace the federal government's fleet of cars and trucks with electric vehicles assembled in the United States could face a roadblock: supply.
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Biden's plan for roads, sea level rise and Internet in Florida

From roads to climate resiliency, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg talks about what the $2 Trillion American Jobs Plan would mean for Floridians.
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A more efficient and sustainable trucking industry

In this week’s episode of our ‘World Changing Ideas’ podcast, we talked to the 2020 winner of the Transportation category, a company that helps pack cargo trucks more efficiently.
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France is banning any short flight that can be replaced by a train trip

If you can get there within 180 minutes on the train, you won’t be able to fly.
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Peter Adriaens: There's another way to pay for infrastructure projects

Rather than raising taxes, we can finance bridge and road improvements by packaging and selling data on their usage. 
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America favors cars over public transit. Can Biden change that?

The president’s infrastructure plan tries to break from the past by shifting spending away from new roads and toward public transit. It won’t be easy.
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Dispute erupts over proposed rail project along eroding Capistrano Beach

A proposed new coastal train track to relieve south Orange County's railway bottleneck and ridership woes is pitting Dana Point locals against transportation officials. Specifically, an area of the city known as Capistrano Beach, like other parts of the coast, faces erosion and beach sand loss problems, as well as projected sea level rise.

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America favors cars over public transit. Can Biden change that?

The president’s infrastructure plan tries to break from the past by shifting spending away from new roads and toward public transit. It won’t be easy.
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US must electrify municipal fleets, bolster transit and zero-emission car sales to reverse ‘public health disaster,’ Massachusetts nonprofit report says

Last April, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced an unprecedented lockdown, Americans came along for the ride in a climate science experiment.

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Pandemic accelerating shift toward electric vehicles

The U.S. transportation system could go through a major overhaul as the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Pittsburgh: PWSA hopes to quickly reduce flooding with the start of its Four Mile Run stormwater project

A massive $36.1 million effort to manage the flow and collection of stormwater in the city’s Four Mile Run area is expected to begin in late spring,
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Biden’s infrastructure push: What a climate and transit bill could look like

Shortly after passing his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, President Joe Biden is preparing to unveil his "Build Back Better" plan Wednesday during a public address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Biden infrastructure bill: What to expect on climate change

President Joe Biden this week is set to unveil details of a major infrastructure package that's expected to include record spending on mitigating climate change and accelerating a nationwide transition to clean energy.

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Earth Day: Amidst the greenwashing, it's still a good thing

When corporations tout their greenness and journalists get beaten senseless by lame ideas.

‘Forever chemicals’ coat the outer layers of biodegradable straws

More evidence that harmful PFAS chemicals are sneaking into some "green" and "compostable" products.

Pesticide DDT linked to increased breast cancer risk generations after exposure

Groundbreaking study finds women whose grandmothers had high DDT exposure are more likely to be obese and have early menstruation—both breast cancer risk factors.

Want more clean energy? Focus on people, not technology

Energy decisions can be deeply personal. We need to listen to households and communities before we prescribe their energy transition.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

The political, media, and community response to our Fractured investigation

From a media blitz to calls for statewide drilling bans, here's a look at the fallout and impacts so far from EHN's investigation of western Pennsylvania fracking impacts.

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