Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Twenty years ago the conservation movement earned a huge victory. In January 2001, federal protections designating nearly 60 million acres of our national forests as roadless areas went into effect.

Why we’ve been gathering voices for our oceans.

The retailer sells a billion rolls of toilet paper every year.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

In one of its final acts, the Trump administration struck down vital protections for Northern spotted owls: The administration opened up 3.4 million acres of their protected habitat for logging and other development.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Federal initiatives to reduce energy waste

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

On March 2, a federal judge issued a record-setting penalty against ExxonMobil. The amount? $14.25 million, or the largest civil penalty ever imposed in a citizen-initiated Clean Air Act suit.

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Wendy Wendlandt
President, Environment America; Senior Vice President, The Public Interest Network

Looking to save money, water and energy? You shouldn’t have to look to showerheads of the past.