Environment America

Environment America is a federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations. Our professional staff in 27 states and Washington, D.C., combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for the environment. Environment America draws on 30 years of success in tackling environmental problems.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Trump Administration Lays Groundwork For Arctic Refuge Drilling Plan
The Trump administration has started the process to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Tomorrow , the Department of Interior notice , detailing the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to implement an oil and gas leasing program, will be posted in the Federal Register,...
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Wrong Direction on Clean Cars — EPA Receives Citizen Citation
Today, rightfully-concerned Americans descended upon the Environmental Protection Agency to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a ticket — for heading in the wrong direction on federal clean car standards. ​ The demonstrators protested Administrator Pruitt’s announcement to rollback the clean car...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Cleaner Cars Cut Costs and Pollution
Since the federal clean car standards were implemented in model year 2012 vehicles, the standards have cut global warming pollution, spurred innovation and saved consumers money. Environment America Research & Policy Center released a fact sheet today detailing the benefits of the clean car...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Environment America Statement on the FY18 Omnibus
The House passed a comprehensive spending bill for the upcoming year that provides funding for many key programs in the public interest. Importantly, what’s not in the bill is just as important as what is in it. While it’s not a perfect bill, it’s significantly better than it could have been. The...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Hundreds of Health Professionals Urge Ford To Support Clean Car Standards
Today, doctors, nurses, and other public health experts joined Environment America, Environment Michigan, and the Sierra Club to release a letter signed by more than 400 health professionals , calling on Ford Motor Company to support federal clean car standards and shift to 100% zero-emission...
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Eastern Coastal Mayors and Elected Leaders Oppose Offshore Drilling, Urge Greater Protection of Our Oceans
Today, dozens of local elected leaders from up and down the East Coast sent the Trump administration and Congress a letter urging them to protect the Atlantic Ocean and our coasts from threats including offshore drilling. The Trump Administration recently proposed both opening U.S. coastal waters...
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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
New Guide Offers U.S. Mayors 10 Ways Cities Can Go Solar
With millions of available rooftops, rising public demand for renewable energy, and much-improved storage technology, America’s cities are resolving local air pollution and power generation issues by switching to solar power. Today, Environment America Research and Policy Center unveiled a set of...
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Monday, February 26, 2018
The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Models Strong, Bipartisan Climate Action For The Nation
Today Environment America Research & Policy Center released a new report touting the success of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s best regional climate program that has dramatically cut carbon pollution. The report, Cooler Together: The Benefits of Cooperative Action...
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Friday, February 23, 2018
Project Celebrates America’s Voices for Clean Energy
Today, Environment America celebrated people from across America in a project called Voices for 100% Renewable Energy . The project features stories from a wide array of individuals -- from community leaders, to business and nonprofit leaders, to academics, to mayors and other public officials –...
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges
With electric vehicles (EVs) hitting U.S. streets in record numbers, a new study by Environment America Research & Policy Center, PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights best practices to help local officials make their cities as EV-friendly as possible. The new...
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