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When I was seven, my dad took me on my first backpacking trip. My older brother had gone the year before, but this summer it was my turn. It was just me, my dad and our purple bandanas. We filled our backpacks with instant mashed potatoes and hot chocolate mix, then set out into the wilderness of the Cumberland Plateau in East Tennessee.

News Release | Environment America

 At a Council on Environmental Quality hearing today, Katie Murtha, Environment America’s vice president of federal government affairs, called on the administration to drop its dangerous and misguided rollbacks on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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A tragedy that we swore would never happen again, is happening right now. The caribou are going the way of the American bison and our bathroom preferences are having something to do with it. 

News Release | Environment America and U.S. PIRG

One of the largest school districts in the country has taken a major step toward getting the lead out of school drinking water.

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Imagine a world powered by clean, renewable energy. Environment America’s advocates, organizers and members are spreading this vision to college campuses, cities and states across the country, organizing for commitments to 100 percent renewable energy.


We’ve lost a colleague and friend.

Ed Johnson, president of Environment America, our national network of state environmental groups, and director of our network's outreach and citizen engagement programs, has passed away. A remembrance of Ed’s life and work.