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We're restoring Clean Water Act protections.

More than 800,000 Americans called on the Environmental Protection Agency to close loopholes in the Clean Water Act. And in May, they answered by finalizing a rule to restore protections to the more than 20 million acres of wetlands, 60% of streams, and drinking water for 117 million Americans. 

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This isn’t your normal Earth Day. Make it your most impactful. | Ross Sherman

Ideas for action during a challenging time for our environment.

 

 

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America Supports the March for Science

This Saturday is Earth Day, and to celebrate, Environment America is supporting the March for Science in Washington, D.C., (and sister marches across the country).

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News Release | Environment America

Proposals to strengthen pollution control program fall short

This week, nine northeastern states presented three possible options for strengthening the best regional clean air and climate protection program in the country, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This program limits dangerous pollution from power plants across the region – helping to slow the warming of our planet and clean up our air. It also fuels investment in clean energy by making polluters pay to pollute. 

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Cities can lead the solar energy revolution | Bret Fanshaw

Without federal clean energy leadership, local governments will need to pick up the slack.

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News Release | Environment America

Visit to Polluting Coal Mine Underscores How Scott Pruitt’s Agenda Puts Water and Climate in Peril

As EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visited a Pennsylvania coal mine with a history of polluting local waterways today, Environment America’s clean water program director John Rumpler released this statement:

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