US Climate and Health Alliance

The US Climate and Health Alliance is a national network of health and public health practitioners dedicated to addressing the threats of climate change to health.

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Minneapolis: Can Mapping Assets Make a More Resilient City?

June 26, 2017

Minneapolis is currently ranked as the second US city likely to be most significantly impacted by climate change due to the drastic increase in precipitation and extreme storms during certain months and severe drought during others. In 2013, Minneapolis released a robust Climate Action Plan, which outlines strategies to reach their goals including energy efficiency and renewables, increase of bike lanes and active transport, increase recycling and composting, while ensuring sustainable and equitable growth. Minneapolis has been very proactive in reaching these goals and creating a more resilient and equitable city.


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Public Hearing on the Oil and Gas New Source Performance Standards: Proposed Three-Month Stay and Two-Year Stay

July 10, 2017

Location: Room 1153, William Jefferson Clinton-East, U.S. EPA, 1201 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

Sponsor: US EPA

More details: EPA will hold a public hearing on the proposed concurrent three-month and two-year stay of the fugitive emissions, pneumatic pump and professional engineer certification requirements in the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), issued in June 2016.

These proposed notices were issued on June 16, 2017. Under the proposals, sources would not need to comply with these requirements while the stay is in effect.

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