News Release | Environment America

New legal brief outlines how America’s historic places are at risk from climate change

Environment America and the National Trust for Historic Preservation filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, a new set of regulations created by the Trump administration. Unless defeated in court, this plan will sharply increase U.S. greenhouse gas emissions driving global warming, which, among other impacts, will spur a tremendous rise in sea levels.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: DOE push for expanded uranium mining threatens the Grand Canyon and other public lands

Uranium mining is dirty and dangerous, and the Grand Canyon and other public lands are too beautiful and too hallowed to ruin. Why risk America's public lands for dirty energy that we simply don't need, especially with the remarkable rise in clean renewables?

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Dirty Water Rule puts America’s drinking water and rivers at risk

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have now revoked federal protection for thousands of waterways across the country, as published today in the Federal Register.  With our ecosystems and drinking water at stake, Environment America will challenge this Dirty Water Rule in court.

News Release | Environment America

Sustainability experts celebrate Earth Day with “fossil fuel free” investing online panel

New York Times contributor Tim Gray moderated a Facebook Live panel viewed by hundreds, featuring Bill McKibben of 350.org and Leslie Samuelrich of Green Century Capital Management. These experts discussed how many environmentally inclined Americans have added fossil fuel free investing to the set of tools they use to protect the Earth.

News Release | Environment America

More than a dozen attorneys general demand EPA rescind pandemic polluter policy

Fourteen attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday, demanding that the agency rescind its new policy suspending enforcement of key environmental laws during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  

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