News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

102 groups urge EPA to rein in meat and poultry processing plant pollution

Environment America Research & Policy Center is submitting comments on behalf of 102 organizations today, urging the Environmental Protection Agency to dramatically reduce the massive levels of pollution dumped by agribusiness facilities into America’s waterways. The comments are in response to the agency’s decision not to update permit standards for meat and poultry plants -- despite the Clean Water Act’s requirement to do so.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts applauds State Senate for passing plastic bag ban

“It’s time to shift away from single-use plastic, and this vote is an important step forward. Nothing we use for a few minutes should be allowed to pollute our waterways and threaten our wildlife for hundreds of years."

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Green coalition files lawsuit to rebuff toxic federal policy

Environment America and other advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The suit challenges the agency’s decision to take away California’s authority to impose stronger vehicular greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution regulations than the federal government.

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Statement: More than 150 members of Congress introduce groundbreaking climate bill

A new bill, introduced today by Rep. Don McEachin and co-sponsored by over 150 members, could set the United States on a path to an economy powered by 100 percent clean energy by mid-century.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America praises proposal to extend clean energy tax incentives

The House Ways and Means Committee released draft legislation today to update and extend critical incentives for renewable energy, including wind and solar, electric vehicles, energy storage and energy-efficient buildings.

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