News Release | Environment America

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth sets zero carbon emissions goal for 2050

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today demonstrated its commitment to protecting the environment by vowing to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.

News Release | Environment America

National coalition of 300 mayors unite in call for a solar energy future

Mayors representing 300 cities across the U.S. have signed on to a letter, released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center, calling for a future powered by more clean renewable solar power. The group of “Mayors for Solar Energy” committed to this cause is bipartisan and represents cities of all sizes spanning all 50 states.

News Release | Environment America

Environmental groups urge Congress back to the table on PFAS

Two major environmental organizations are calling on Congress today to come back to the negotiating table to protect the public from toxic “forever chemicals.” Environment America and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) denounced the recent decision by lawmakers to drop critical protections against these chemicals from the National Defense Authorization Act.

News Release | Environment Texas and U.S. PIRG

Environment Texas and U.S. PIRG Statement on Port Neches Explosion

The TPC chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas exploded, sending three workers to the hospital and causing damage throughout the city.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: In memory of William Ruckelshaus, the original EPA administrator

William Ruckelshaus, the Environmental Protection Agency's first administrator, died today.