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We delivered 3 million comments in support of clean air.

Together with our allies, we’ve delivered more than 3 million comments and joined hundreds of citizens at hearings to support the EPA's proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants.

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Environment America and EnergySage announce partnership to help more Americans adopt solar power

In an effort to help more Americans research and adopt solar energy for their homes and businesses, Environment America and EnergySage announced a new partnership today. Environment America will encourage its members and the general public to use the EnergySage platform to find the right solar installation option in their area.

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Federal Court: Exxon Violated Clean Air Act Over 16,000 Times, Must Pay $19.95 Million Penalty

HOUSTON – A federal district court has ruled on a lawsuit brought against ExxonMobil in 2010 by Environment America's state affiliate Environment Texas and Sierra Club. They, with the help of National Environmental Law Center, sued Exxon for violating the Clean Air Act more than 16,000 times at its Baytown, Texas, refinery and chemical plant.

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Pilgrim's Pride Rejects Groups' call to curb pollution

Today, Pilgrim’s Pride - second-largest chicken producer in the world - rejected a shareholder resolution (Proposal 6) calling on the company to curb water pollution from its operations and supply chain.  The company’s refusal to clean up comes even as it faces a citizens’ suit from Environment America and the local Sierra Club chapter for dumping toxic wastewater into Florida’s Suwannee River.

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White House order threatens our coasts and wildlife

Washington, D.C. -- “Our coasts and oceans are home to stunning wildlife, beautiful beaches and support a robust tourism economy, all things that stand to lose from offshore drilling. The President’s action opens the door to expanded drilling into our public waters – a move that goes against the values a majority of Americans share: that our oceans should be preserved, not sold off to the highest bidder.”

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Senate Bill Would Shift America Entirely to Clean Energy By 2050

Today, Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) introduced a bill to phase out fossil fuels and completely replace them with clean renewable energy by 2050.  

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