News Release | Environment America

California Passes Bill to Ban Shark Finning

Governor Brown announced that he signed into law AB 376. AB 376 prohibits the possession, sale, or distribution of shark fins in California.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. EPA Proposes Protections against Air Pollution from Oil and Gas Industry

As U.S. EPA held a public hearing today in Pittsburgh, Environment America praised the agency’s proposed rules to curb air pollution from oil and gas operations as part of an urgently needed response to the public health threats posed by ‘fracking’.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. House Votes to Put 139,500 Lives at Risk

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “TRAIN” Act, legislation that would indefinitely delay the clean-up of toxic power plant pollution. The legislation could result in 139,500 lives lost due to smog, soot, and toxic air pollution.

News Release | Environment America

Governor Brown Signs Two Important Solar Power Bills

Environment California applauds governor’s commitment to growing mainstream solar power market.

News Release | Environment America

Obama Administration Stands Up for Americans' Health, Opposes Dangerous “TRAIN” Act

Today, the Obama administration issued a statement opposing the “TRAIN” Act (H.R. 2401) which would block landmark public health standards under the Clean Air Act and put tens of thousands of lives at risk.

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