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U.S. cities’ renewable energy future has never been brighter | Emma Searson

Solar power in American metro centers is growing but untapped potential persists.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA seeks to legalize pollution via groundwater

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new interpretation of the Clean Water Act on Monday that fails to protect against pollution that passes through groundwater before reaching our waterways. The EPA is grossly misinterpreting the Clean Water Act and putting our waters at risk by opening loopholes for pollution. This change would leave the public vulnerable to toxic pollution, as our current lawsuit in Massachusetts demonstrates.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: Public overwhelmingly opposes Dirty Water Rule

The comment period for the Dirty Water Rule closes today, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin considering that public input on its replacement for the Clean Water Rule. Americans care deeply about protecting clean water and have spoken loud and clear against this proposal to let polluters contaminate our waterways without repercussions. The EPA would be wise to listen to the overwhelming public opposition and withdraw its reckless Dirty Water Rule.

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News Release | Environment America

Climate Action Now Act moves forward

Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted 24-16 today in favor of H.R. 9 “The Climate Action Now” Act.  This is the final step in moving this critical legislation, which boasts more than 190 co-sponsors, to the House floor.

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News Release | Environment America

200 community leaders agree: The U.S. must transition to 100 percent renewable energy

200 community leaders from 45 U.S. states and affiliated islands are voicing their support for 100 percent clean, renewable energy. Environment America’s Voices for 100% Renewable Energy project, launched in 2017, brings elected officials, non-profit directors, academics, business owners, religious leaders, and others from across the nation together to call for a swift transition away from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy.

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