News Release | Environment America

Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 49 Million Americans

The drinking water for 49 million Americans could be at risk of radioactive contamination from a leak or accident at a local nuclear power plant, according to a new study released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the US Public Interest Research Group Education Fund.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America Responds to the State of the Union

Tonight, President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address to Congress.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Broad Coalition Applauds Governor O’Malley’s Offshore Wind Legislation Today

A broad coalition of civic, environmental, faith, and business groups today applauded Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s introduction of legislation to incentivize the development of offshore wind power along the state’s coastline.

News Release | Environment America

Leaders of Nation’s Environmental Organizations Urge President to Restore Critical Protections to America’s Waterways


Nineteen leaders of the nation’s largest environmental organizations sent a letter to President Obama calling on him to restore critical Clean Water Act protections to America’s waterways by finalizing proposed guidelines and conducting a rulemaking in 2012.


News Release | Environment America

President Obama Expected to Stand up to Big Oil on Keystone XL Pipeline

According to media reports, President Obama and the State Department will today reject an effort to force administration approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Environment America Get Off Oil program director Daniel Gatti issued this statement in response.