Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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Lisa Frank
Executive Director, Washington Legislative Office, Environment America

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Protections passed by the House of Representatives are good news for this Colorado rafting and hiking spot.

 | by
Josh Chetwynd
Communications Manager

These energy-efficient devices can be difference makers in the move to clean energy

How a system built on cleaning up our messes is designed to fail

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Whether vertical, horizontal or diagonal, drilling in the Arctic Refuge is a bad idea

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Paper doesn’t have to come from trees.

 | by
Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

When it comes to making paper products, home products and construction materials, alternatives to using centuries-old trees exist. Paper products can be made from recycled paper and wheat straw. Buildings can be constructed with reclaimed wood. And bamboo is being used everywhere -- from paper to tools to flooring. This spring, Environment America Wild Forests Intern Natalie Dryja has been exploring the many alternatives to timber and wood pulp.

 | by
Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate
Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign
Hannah Read
Go Big On Offshore Wind, Associate

Policy signed by Gov. Charlie Baker includes key steps toward renewable energy