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Biden administration to declare ‘forever chemicals’ hazardous substances

(Reuters) — The Biden administration said on Friday it will propose designating certain “forever chemicals” as hazardous substances under the nation’s Superfund program, in a bid to spark cleanup of countless sites that have been found contaminated by the toxic industrial compounds. The proposal would require companies to report leaks of two of the most widely …

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Biden unveils AC subsidies during heat wave, promises action after Manchin blocks climate bill

President Biden traveled to Massachusetts Wednesday to announce more than $2 billion in environmental spending including subsidies for air conditioning units — as he vowed more executive actions to combat the “climate crisis” with Sen. Joe Manchin blocking a new spending bill. Biden, speaking in front of a former coal power plant that’s being converted to support offshore …

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