STATEMENT: Biden administration announces plan to restore bison, grasslands
EPA, DOT to increase accountability, safety in wake of Ohio chemical train derailment
‘You have the power’ webinar details how to electrify homes with new tax credits
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Statement: House bill doubles down on oil drilling
Congress is considering the Strategic Production Response Act, which would require more oil drilling on federal lands and in our oceans.
Statement: Thousands of lives at stake in new soot proposal
A strong soot rule would deliver cleaner air.
Statement: US Postal Service’s electric vehicle purchases will help deliver a cleaner future
USPS to announce a significant increase in electric vehicle purchases
Statement: Senate rejects amendment that would speed approval of polluting projects
The legislation from Sen. Manchin would have weakened environmental protections under NEPA.
STATEMENT: Biden administration announces first-ever national building performance standard
Building performance standards will spur federal buildings to use fewer fossil fuels, become more energy-efficient
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
Governor Parson signs SB 681, Missouri’s Get the Lead Out Act
Environment Missouri worked alongside the Filter First Coalition to require filtration of school’s drinking water when lead contamination exceeds a new 5 part per billion limit, through the passage of SB 681, and $27 million toward lead remediation.
Statement: Inflation Reduction Act could be a ‘game changer’ for climate and clean energy
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia have reached a deal on a reconciliation bill that would represent the nation’s largest ever investment in clean energy and climate solutions.
Biden promises action on climate change during event at former coal plant
President Joe Biden took his campaign to slow down climate change and speed up our transition to clean energy to the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant on Wednesday. Brayton Point is now becoming a hub for the development and production of offshore wind technology. During the visit, he announced a new program to develop offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time and indicated that his administration would propose additional executive actions to tackle climate change in the coming days.