Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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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 and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

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

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

As the Arctic ice recedes, more and more polar bears are being forced to carve out a new life on the land, where they face a new set of dangers — including the potential disruption of their habitat to produce even more of the fossil fuels. 

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Jake Taber
Content Creator

A one-year pause on drilling isn’t enough — Chaco needs permanent protections, now.

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Bronte Payne
Director, Go Solar Campaign

Every big box store without rooftop solar is a missed opportunity to generate clean energy.

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Simon Horowitz
Clean Car Communities, Associate

When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Our energy system is more fragile than it should be, but with smart planning and decisions we can make a cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system a reality.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

During her time on the House Natural Resources Committee and as chair of the National Parks, Forest and Public Lands Subcommittee, Congresswoman Haaland demonstrated a deep commitment to America’s public lands. From her support of the Land and Water Conservation Fund to her bill to protect Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments to her consistent votes in favor of the environment, Rep. Haaland has shown a deep conviction for protecting the lands that make America, America the Beautiful.