News Release | Environment America

Virginia passes historic commitment to 100 percent clean energy by 2045

Virginia is catapulting itself to a national leadership role on renewable energy by becoming the seventh state in the U.S. to pass a law that commits to providing 100 percent carbon-free electricity to its citizens by mid-century. The Virginia Senate passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act today, sending the bill to Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk for final approval.

News Release | Environment America and U.S. PIRG

San Diego commits to get the lead out of schools’ drinking water

One of the largest school districts in the country has taken a major step toward getting the lead out of school drinking water.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America, dozens more groups sign Climate Strong Islands Declaration

The Climate Strong Islands Declaration sets forth a set of principles, challenges, and opportunities faced by islands in the United States and its territories and serves as a call to help these communities respond to the climate crisis in an effective way. Wendy Wendlandt, acting president of Environment America, participated in the announcement of the Declaration and released the following statement.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report provides roadmap to achieve carbon-free transportation

Transportation is the largest source of global warming pollution in the U.S., making it climate enemy number one. But a new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group describes how we can build a zero-carbon transportation future - all while cleaning our air and creating safer, healthier communities.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Group

Ten ways America’s cities can go solar

America’s cities and towns continue to be best positioned to lead the clean energy revolution. To aid their efforts, Environment America Research and Policy Center has released an updated toolkit, Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar, that offers practical ways for cities to take advantage of the millions of rooftops across the country and adopt more solar energy.

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