News Release | Environment America

Statement: PFAS management plan falls short

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a “PFAS Management Plan” today that fails to establish drinking water standards for toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

News Release | Environment America

Clock starts on Dirty Water Rule 60-day comment period

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publish its proposed replacement for the Clean Water Rule in the Federal Register on Feb. 14, initiating the 60-day public comment period. Considering the Dirty Water Rule would strip federal protections from thousands of waterways across the country, the EPA is giving Americans an astonishingly brief opportunity to speak out on the most sweeping attack on clean water in recent memory.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Senate votes to renew Land & Water Conservation Fund

The U.S. Senate passed a public lands package today that permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a historically bipartisan program that has funded projects in all 50 states since its inception in 1965. The program, which expired last September, has supported everything from the expansion and maintenance of local parks and recreation centers to national forests, national parks and historical sites.

News Release | Environment America

Wisconsin joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced today that his state will join the bipartisan governors’ coalition U.S. Climate Alliance. The announcement brings the U.S. population represented by affiliated states to just under 50 percent. Wisconsin became the fourth state in recent weeks to join the alliance. Illinois, New Mexico and Michigan also recently committed to the coalition’s commitment to fighting climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: The Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act

The Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act is the strong step we need to protect the crown jewel of our wildlife refuge system

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