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On Tuesday, the Maryland House of Delegates voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Earlier this morning, the Maryland Senate followed suit, voting 32–13 in favor of the override.
“Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” -- Margie Alt, Environment America.
Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee suspended their own rules to advance President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment America’s Executive Director, Margie Alt, issued the following statement in response:
Uniondale, N.Y.— The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) voted today to formally approve the development of New York’s first ever, and the nation’s largest, offshore wind farm, located off the east end of Long Island. The approved 90-megawatt, 15-turbine offshore wind farm will produce enough energy to power over 50,000 homes. LIPA cited that offshore wind was the most cost effective proposal to meet Long Island’s South Fork energy needs.
In the final countdown until the Obama’s leave the White House, it is increasingly evident what a tremendous legacy Barack Obama has left for our planet and our families’ health. This Environment America video highlights some of his environmental accomplishments.