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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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Congrats to the solar photo contest winners! | Rob Sargent

You may remember, a few months ago we asked you to send in your best photos for our solar photo contest. Many inspiring pictures were submitted.  It was difficult to pick a winner. But, I’m excited to announce today that we’ve chosen the winners of the contest. Please join me in congratulating the winners!

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President Obama announces key step toward keeping fossil fuels in the ground

WASHINGTON, DC - Today the Obama administration announced a “pause” on new leases for coal mining on public lands while it evaluates reforms for the program that governs leases for some 570 million acres of natural areas owned by taxpayers.

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Polluters don't want to take 'no' for an answer, U.S. House votes against clean water

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. House voted to block the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule, the joint regulation issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that restores Clean Water Act protections to 2 million miles of streams and millions of acres of wetlands.

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From Vermont, to Kansas, to Colorado – Cities Hit 100% Renewable Energy Targets - | Rob Sargent

We know we can have healthier communities right now and a livable future for kids growing up today. But to get there, we must transform the way we produce and consume energy. That’s got to start with a commitment to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

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Climate and the environment in tonight's State of the Union | Margie Alt

President Obama has done more than any other president to tackle the threat of global warming, and during his administration we’ve seen huge leaps forward on clean energy.

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