Statement: Southern sea otters to retain federal protection
Full steam ahead: Draft plan aims at stronger management for New England ocean haven
STATEMENT: Biden administration takes steps to protect Arctic from drilling
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Updated 2023 mid-hurricane season resource guide: data, resources & interview opportunities
The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 through November 30. This resource guide can help members of the media cover it more thoroughly and accurately.
PTA, NEA join call for safe drinking water at school
With the back-to-school season in full swing, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and National Education Association (NEA) called on the EPA to prevent lead contamination of schools' drinking water.
STATEMENT: President Biden protects Grand Canyon from uranium mining
Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument will protect critical watershed, wildlife habitat and cultural sites
29,000 petitions to President Biden asking for new Arizona monument
People from across the country support Grand Canyon Tribal Coalition proposal for national monument.
500,000 people ask Forest Service to protect mature forests from logging
Public comments submitted in support of forest conservation
Statement: Amazon to phase out single-use plastic padded shipping bags
Amazon announced Tuesday in its 2022 sustainability report that it is “phasing out padded bags containing plastics in favor of recyclable alternatives.” The e-commerce company also said its use of single-use plastic across its global operations network (i.e., orders shipped through its fulfillment centers) declined by 11.6% from 2021 to 2022.
Environmental advocates join tribal leaders to call for new Arizona monument
At public hearing, supporters call on President Biden to protect important cultural sites, endangered species, public health
Strong support for Pacific Remote Islands marine sanctuary
Public comments in favor of new ocean sanctuary could help process go swimmingly
Statement: Supreme Court ruling is devastating setback for clean water
The Supreme Court issued a decision in Sackett v. EPA onThursday that removes federal protection for millions of acres of wetlands.
New ‘Dirty Dozen’ study ranks facilities that hurt climate most regionally and statewide
The statewide nonprofit group PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center released a new study, Pennsylvania’s Dirty Dozen, which ranks the largest climate polluters in Pennsylvania as well as for each region of the state.