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News Release | Environment America

Environment America statement on the confirmation hearing for EPA Administrator nominee Andrew Wheeler

Today, the Senate held a hearing to consider the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which he has done on an interim basis since July. In his opening statement before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Acting Administrator Wheeler touted clean water as his priority—a laudable goal, but at odds with his record to date.

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'It's up to all of us': In wake of dire National Climate Assessment, our network points to solutions

As America's top climate scientists sounded the alarm on climate change, Environment America and our national network focused on solutions.

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Congress reaches agreement on a Farm Bill that doesn't undermine environmental protections

Months of negotiation and advocacy kept Congress' massive agriculture bill from being a disaster for the environment.

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The 'most extreme attack on clean water in recent memory' could endanger water sources for 117 million Americans

The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan that could jeopardize the drinking water of as many as one in three Americans.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Climate Solutions from Day One

As 20 new governors take the helm this month, they have the power and opportunity to lead their states in adopting solutions to the climate crisis. Today, Environment America Research & Policy Center released a new report, Climate Solutions from Day One: 12 Ways Governors Can Lead on Climate Now, detailing actions governors can take immediately to significantly reduce planet-warming carbon pollution and ensure a more stable climate for their states and the nation.

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