Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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Lisa Frank
Executive Director, Washington Legislative Office, Environment America

The Supreme Court yesterday limited the EPA’s ability to limit power plant pollution. There’s still a lot the EPA can and must do, as well as states, cities and companies, but in the meantime, here are three actions Congress should take to act on climate.

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

ConocoPhillips’ catastrophic oil drilling project needs to be stopped.

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

The Arctic Refuge has been abandoned, for now, by oil companies. Will Congress act to protect it before they return?

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Rhode Island is at least the tenth state to codify a commitment to 100% clean or renewable energy.

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

More than 400 miles of river would be protected, setting aside more nature in New Mexico

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Kelsey Lamp
Protect Our Oceans, Advocate

Florida’s deep coral reef, protected in ‘80s, faces prospect of destructive shrimp trawling once again 

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

States can and should continue to lead the way to cleaner technology including zero-emission trucks, which will help them address local air pollution problems and meet climate goals.

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

Our Destination: Zero Carbon Campaign Director testified in front of the EPA in support of state authority to tackle truck pollution.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

With the Governor's signature Rhode Island plans to get all it's electricity from 100% renewable sources by 2033 -- the fastest timeline of any state in the nation.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Today, a key committee in the California Assembly passed Senate Bill 379, which requires cities to adopt automated solar permitting.