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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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Growing Call for 100% Clean Energy
More than 150 community leaders from 41 states across the continental United States and its territories are voicing their support for 100 percent clean, renewable energy. Environment America’s Voices for 100% Renewable Energy project, launched in 2017, highlights the personal stories of community...
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Monday, November 12, 2018
From Sea to Shining Sea, Mayors Call for More Solar Energy
Environment America Research & Policy Center will release a letter, signed by over 200 mayors representing cities and towns in all fifty states, calling for more solar energy in communities across the country. The Mayors for Solar Energy span the political spectrum, as well as a broad range of...
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Trump Administration’s Clean Power Plan Replacement—a Treat for Coal Companies, a Trick on the Rest of America
Today is the last day that Americans can officially comment on the Trump administration’s proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan. The original Plan was designed to cut air pollution and help prevent the worsening impacts of climate change. However, the suggested replacement would do just the...
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Friday, October 26, 2018
Environment America Members Submit 20,000 Comments Standing up for Clean Car Standards
Today marks the last day of the comment period to weigh in on the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of the federal Clean Car Standards. Environment America submitted over 20,000 public comments from members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico defending stronger fuel economy and greenhouse gas...
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Environment America Helps Citizens Take Charge of Energy Use for Energy Efficiency Day
Environment America is releasing a new guide and interactive website to help Americans conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses. Published on Energy Efficiency Day, with colder autumn and winter months looming, the energy-saving recommendations in Environment America’s...
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Monday, October 01, 2018
Americans Stand Up for Clean Power Plan, Healthier Air, Stable Climate
Today, the Trump administration is holding its one and only public hearing on the proposed rollback of the Clean Power Plan, which would dismantle America’s only federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Environment America is joining citizens from around the country to oppose this...
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Monday, September 10, 2018
New Power Source in Fight to Stall Climate Change; California's 100% Clean Electricity Bill Signed Into Law
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the landmark Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) today, setting the Golden State on a path to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources such as solar and wind by 2045. Environment America affiliate Environment California played a key role...
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Congress Convenes for Farm Bill Conference
This morning, U.S. senators and representatives will try to reconcile their respective versions of the Farm Bill. Bart Johnsen-Harris, Clean Water Advocate for Environment America, issued the following statement: “We need clean water, air, and land to grow healthy food. Congress should agree on a...
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
University of California System Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity by 2025
California’s flagship public university system, with 238,000 students across 10 campuses, will run completely on electricity from clean, renewable energy by 2025, the University of California Office of the President announced today. The announcement, a first from one of the nation’s largest public...
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Hearing Today on Toxic Algal Outbreaks: Will Senators Call for Reducing Pollution?
Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard will hold a hearing on “Harmful Algal Blooms: The Impact on Our Nation’s Waters.” Bart Johnsen-Harris, Clean Water Advocate for Environment America, issued the...
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