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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. 

News Release | Environment America

After delay, first bee in continental U.S. protected by Endangered Species Act

After more than a month delay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally listed the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species. The native bumble bee is the first bee in the continental United States to be protected by the Endangered Species Act.

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News Release | Environment America

Report shows universities can lead America's shift to 100% renewable energy

America’s colleges and universities are positioned to lead the transition to 100 percent renewable energy, according to a report released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center at Georgetown University.

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News Release | Environment America

America’s clean air, water, health come in dead last in “America First” Budget

Today, President Trump released his first proposed budget to Congress.

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America supports cleaner cars

Today, President Trump will sign an executive order instructing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin rolling back state and federal clean car standards.

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Blog Post

American colleges and universities can lead the country to a renewable energy future | Bronte Payne

Two weeks ago, Environment America, together with the U.S. Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs), launched a campaign to work with colleges and universities in the United States to adopt 100 percent renewable energy goals.

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