‘Big and bold’ infrastructure bill still falls short on helping states fight climate change

By: - August 6, 2021 5:45 am

In 2020, the Las Vegas metropolitan area saw 81 days with elevated ozone and 32 days with elevated PM2.5 pollution— fine particulate pollution that comes primarily from burning fossil fuels and, especially in recent years,  wildfires. (Photo: Ronda Churchill)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.