News Release | Environment Arizona

Environment Arizona delivers over 24,000 petitions urging Sens. Sinema and Kelly to go bold on climate action with Build Back Better Act

PHOENIX-- Environment Arizona delivered petitions on Thursday to the offices of Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly on behalf of 24,890 signers from across the state, urging bold federal investments in renewable energy and clean transportation to address the climate crisis. The petition delivery comes as Congress continues to debate the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which would expand solar and wind power in Arizona, reduce pollution from the electricity sector, and help Arizonans buy electric vehicles and make energy efficiency upgrades to their homes.

News Release | Environment America

Elected officials from across the country show support for electric vehicles in new video

Elected officials and leaders from across the country joined Environment America to release a video in support of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure.

News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and PIRG work on multiple campaigns to ensure the country's policies and practices create a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us. This monthly newsletter highlights recent good news on the environmental front -- both from the work we do and elsewhere. If you have suggestions or comments, please email Arielle Ostry (arielle.ostry@publicinterestnetwork.org) or Josh Chetwynd (josh.chetwynd@publicinterestnetwork.org). 

 

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Watershed victory to put the PennEast gas pipeline on ice

PennEast Pipeline Co. announced on Monday that it was pulling the plug on its proposed 116-mile gas pipeline that would have crossed Pennsylvania and New Jersey to deliver methane gas from Pennsylvania fracking wells. The announcement came on the heels of a Supreme Court decision that granted PennEast the right to use eminent domain to seize public and private lands for the pipeline. Nevertheless, the proposal faced  stiff environmental permitting challenges from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) under the Clean Water Act. The company cited environmental permitting difficulties in its decision to withdraw the project.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives must pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote early next week on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a major bipartisan package for transportation, clean water, power infrastructure and broadband. 

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