STATEMENT: House committee vote to reverse Biden’s Arctic protections
PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution
EPA proposes 10-year deadline for replacing lead pipes
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STATEMENT: Gov. Whitmer signs Michigan’s clean energy legislation into law
State becomes 12th to commit to 100% clean electricity, with 2040 goal
New report: Toxic waste backlog eliminated thanks to infrastructure law
VICTORY! Texas voters back $1 billion fund for state parks
RELEASE: Most of the world says ‘farewell’ to fluorescents
Scores of governments agree at global conference to phase out all fluorescent lighting by 2027
STATEMENT: Michigan legislature passes bill for 100% clean energy by 2040
Gov. Whitmer expected to sign legislation into law
Statement: Fed govt. approves nation’s largest wind farm off Virginia’s coast
The U.S. Department of the Interior approved Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project. The 176 turbines are expected to produce enough electricity to power 660,000 homes.
Michigan adopts strongest laws to get the lead out of schools’ water
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a trio of bills that will require Michigan schools and child care centers to install water stations with filters certified to remove lead.
Statement: House bill would restore Clean Water Act protections
More than 100 Members of Congress are backing new legislation to restore Clean Water Act protections to streams and wetlands.
Statement: One-year anniversary of Camp Hale National Monument
Since visiting Colorado to designate his first monument, President Biden has designated four more
PennEnvironment Celebrates Implementation of Pittsburgh Bag Ban
Nothing we use for a few minutes should be allowed to litter our communities and pollute our environment for centuries. That’s why it’s been so exciting to see Pittsburgh’s ban on single-use plastic bags take shape. PennEnvironment has been proud to partner with city officials in this effort.