STATEMENT: Biden administration takes steps to protect Arctic from drilling
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STATEMENT: President Biden protects Grand Canyon from uranium mining
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Resource guide: Endangered Species Day / 50th anniversary of Endangered Species Act
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New report: Rooftop solar on America’s warehouses could power every household in every state’s largest city
Analysis demonstrates enormous environmental benefits of installing panels atop warehouses, distribution centers
‘You have the power’ webinar details how to electrify homes with new tax credits
Experts share how new federal policies can save Americans money, reduce pollution
New dashboard finds US wind, solar tripled over past decade
In 2021, America produced three times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2012.
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Call to cut down water pollution as Supreme Court case, 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act, near
Statement: Weatherization funding takes advantage of the ‘cleanest energy’
Statement: Supreme Court hamstrings EPA’s ability to tackle climate change
ATLANTA– The Supreme Court of the United States announced its decision on the West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) case Thursday, severely limiting the EPA’s authority to regulate climate pollution from power plants. Despite the fact that the Biden administration has yet to propose rules regulating greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the Court issued a decision that severely limits the EPA’s authority to regulate carbon from power plants, holding that unless expressly delegated, that authority belongs to Congress.
Report: Georgia 10th in nation for methane gas “incidents”
Logging mature and old trees threatens U.S. climate goals
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday signed a memorandum to clarify the U.S. Forest Service’s direction on climate policy. The memo, "Climate Resilience and Carbon Stewardship of America's National Forests and Grasslands," follows a recent White House executive order highlighting the importance of conserving mature and old-growth forests on federal lands as a climate solution. The memo, which lays out “actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis”, falls short in meeting the ambition outlined in President Joe Biden’s order on old forests and trees. Secretary Vilsack acknowledges the role that older trees play in absorbing and storing carbon and supporting biodiversity. But he fails to outline a plan for his agency to protect mature and old-growth forests and trees from commercial logging.
RESOURCE: The 10 most polluting power plants in Georgia
Atlanta, GA– Ahead of the Georgia Public Service Commission’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) decision and the Supreme Court’s decision on West Virginia vs Environmental Protection Agency, a case that will determine the EPA’s authority to regulate climate pollution, Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center released a new factsheet ranking Georgia’s dirtiest power plants. Though increased renewable energy generation has led to decreased emissions from the power sector, more than 3,400 fossil-fuel power plants are still contaminating American skies and contributing to climate change.