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Statement: Biden administration announces plan to boost offshore wind development

In a "revolutionary moment for offshore wind," leaders across the Biden administration announced a new initiative Monday to accelerate the development of offshore wind in the United States. 

News Release | Environment America

Comprehensive bill calls for U.S. to move beyond plastic

WASHINGTON -- As plastic pollution becomes an increasingly dire problem, elected officials in both chambers of Congress introduced legislation Thursday to address the issue. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Public forum on federal oil and gas program should be first step toward a permanent ban

The president’s executive order directed the department to assess the costs federal oil and gas permitting and leasing has on climate and the environment in light of the department's responsibilities as a steward of public lands and oceans.

News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this month

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.

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Statement: Bipartisan Senate water infrastructure bill is a good first step

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted water infrastructure legislation unanimously out of committee. This legislation is a step in the right direction towards addressing our nation's water infrastructure challenges, but there is more to be done.