News Release | Environment Arizona

More than 3,000 constituents urge Rep. O’Halleran to support historic clean energy investments

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- As Congress nears a deal on the Build Back Better Act, Environment Arizona delivered 3,100 constituent petition signatures to Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s Flagstaff office  in support of bold federal action to address the climate crisis. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Speaking up for big blue

“I’ve grown up just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean my entire life. My fondest memories growing up as a kid were visiting Santa Monica Beach with my family, and admiring the majesty of our beautiful ocean."

 

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

EPA’s PFAS plan would limit toxic chemicals, but falls short of phase out

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a new plan on Monday to deal with toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances that are linked to serious health risks, including liver damage, birth defects and cancer. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Congressional field hearing in Orange County shines light on recent oil spill’s devastating impacts

"As this hearing shows, our elected representatives, scientific and wildlife experts, and businesses and communities agree: It’s time to end offshore oil drilling."

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Thousands urge EPA to protect waterways from pollution

Nearly 30,000 people are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to end the dumping of PFAS chemicals, and thousands more are telling the agency to dramatically reduce pollution from slaughterhouses. Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund submitted comments from these individuals to the EPA Thursday as the agency considers updating pollution control standards, which is required by the Clean Water Act.  The groups are also calling on the EPA to strengthen standards for other industrial sources -- including power plants and refineries.

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