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News Release | Environment America

Bipartisan PFAS Action Act would solve important piece of toxic puzzle

U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Dan Kildee (D-MI), and Fred Upton (R-MI) have introduced a House bill to combat toxic pollution from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The PFAS Action Act would require the EPA to classify all PFAS chemicals as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund program within a year, solving an important piece of this problem as we work toward a full and comprehensive solution.

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City of Washington, D.C., makes the nation’s boldest renewable energy commitment yet

America's capital city is going 100 percent renewable by 2032.

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America statement on the confirmation hearing for EPA Administrator nominee Andrew Wheeler

Today, the Senate held a hearing to consider the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which he has done on an interim basis since July. In his opening statement before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Acting Administrator Wheeler touted clean water as his priority—a laudable goal, but at odds with his record to date.

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'It's up to all of us': In wake of dire National Climate Assessment, our network points to solutions

As America's top climate scientists sounded the alarm on climate change, Environment America and our national network focused on solutions.

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Congress reaches agreement on a Farm Bill that doesn't undermine environmental protections

Months of negotiation and advocacy kept Congress' massive agriculture bill from being a disaster for the environment.

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