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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

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100% Solar Power for North Carolina Schools | Rob Sargent

Meeting all of a school’s energy needs with 100 percent renewable energy is not only great for the environment, but allows schools to save money on electric bills and invest more in teachers, technology, and textbooks. And, it shows communities the feasibility and benefits, while providing valuable lessons for our children!

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News Release | Environment America

As shareholders mull clean water resolution, new data shows Tyson one of nation's top water polluters

BOSTON, MA – As shareholders of Tyson Foods, Inc. prepare to vote on a resolution that would require the food giant to institute a “water stewardship” policy, new data show the company regularly dumps a higher volume of pollution into waterways than companies like ExxonMobil and Dow Chemical.

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Report | Environment America

America’s Next Top Polluter

Tyson Foods, Inc. is “one of the world’s largest producers of meat and poultry.” The company’s pollution footprint includes manure from its contract growers’ factory farm operations, fertilizer runoff from grain grown to feed the livestock it brings to market as meat, and waste from its processing plants.

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Spotlight on Cities With 100% Renewable Commitments | Rob Sargent

Last year, building on the success of cities already powered by 100 percent renewable energy, more cities made the commitment to get all of their energy from clean sources.

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News Release | Environment America

2 million+ petitions to Obama: no new drilling

WASHINGTON, DC – Standing with citizens on the frontline of offshore drilling fights --  from North Carolina’s barrier islands to the fragile Arctic -- Environment America and a dozen other green groups delivered more than 2 million petitions to President Obama this afternoon, urging him to drop his administration’s plans for new offshore drilling beginning next year.

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