News Release | Environment America

Groups call on Governor Walker to protect Wisconsin’s lakes

On Tuesday, area fishermen, farmers and environmentalists held a press conference at Lake Waubesa, to call on Governor Walker and his administration to move ahead with protections for Wisconsin’s waterways.

News Release | Environment America

Arizona State Budget Cuts Will Likely Force State Park Closures

As Gov. Jan Brewer signed off on the final budget late Wednesday, state parks throughout Arizona will likely face more closures in the coming months.

News Release | Environment America

New Report: Smog-Forming Pollution a Major Threat to Americans’ Health, Environment

Power Plants across the United States emit nearly 2 million tons of smog-forming pollution every year, with power plants in the top 11 most polluting states, including Texas, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio, responsible for 50 percent of the total emissions of the pollutant, according to a new Environment America report, Dirty Energy’s Assault on Our Health: Ozone Pollution. 

News Release | Environment America

Petition Defending the Clean Air Act Signed by Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Delivered Electronically to the White House

265,914 Americans concerned about the public health impacts of the assaults on the Clean Air Act in Congress have signed a petition to President Barack Obama thanking him for his continued public statements opposing anti-environmental provisions and asking him to continue to stand up to the big polluters and special interests and veto any legislation that includes riders or other language that would roll back clean air protections.

News Release | Environment America

Statement on Hearing of Chairman Hastings’ Gift to the Oil Industry

Today the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources had a legislative hearing on three bills encouraging the reckless expansion of offshore drilling, and the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment heard testimony on safety concerns and spill response technologies.

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