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Statement: Federal court invalidates ‘Dirty Water Rule’

The United States District Court for the District of Arizona on Monday vacated the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), which wiped out federal protections for half the nation’s remaining wetlands and thousands of streams that provide drinking water to millions of Americans. Citing serious legal errors and harm caused by the rule, the court decreed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers need to draft a new rule defining the scope of waterways protected under the federal Clean Water Act

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Panel discussion: How districts are getting students back to school with electric buses

On Tuesday, Environment America and PIRG presented a webinar, Back to School with Electric Buses, that outlined a path for school districts to electrify their fleets. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act will help combat extinction crisis

"We need to keep nature in mind as we build out the infrastructure of the 21st century, and wildlife corridors represent a golden opportunity to help the animals we hold so dear survive and thrive in the long term.”

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States lead on renewables throughout first half of 2021

While federal leaders continue deliberations on how to build a cleaner, healthier future, states are making strides to advance renewable energy. “The United States of Clean Energy, Summer 2021” summarizes clean energy progress and commitments made in spring and summer state legislative sessions across the country. 

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Statement: Another offshore wind project advances, continuing progress toward U.S. and New York goals

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) completed its environmental review on Monday of the South Fork Wind project, which will deliver clean power to New York’s mainland.