News Release | PennEnvironment

Statement: PennEnvironment applauds Gov. Wolf for largest government solar commitment in the U.S.

PHILADELPHIA -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a new renewable energy initiative Monday that is, to date, the largest solar commitment by any U.S. governing entity. All told, this initiative will supply nearly 50 percent of the state government’s electricity through seven new solar arrays slated for construction in Pennsylvania’s Columbia, Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and York counties. When the project is completed in early 2023, it is expected to deliver 361,000 megawatts of electricity each year and reduce climate-triggering carbon pollution by nearly 158,000 metric tons annually.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Congressional committee considers vital climate-friendly LIFT America Act

Experts from Environment America and U.S. PIRG issued the following statements in response to the LIFT America Act.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Statement: Governor Northam signs clean cars bill into law

Today, Governor Ralph Northam signed HB 1965 into law, establishing an advanced clean cars program in Virginia.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New Report: Offshore wind has the potential to meet 90 percent of 2050 U.S. electricity demand

Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90 percent of America's projected 2050 electricity demand. This finding comes from Offshore Wind for America, a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group that examines U.S. offshore wind potential by coastal region and by state.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health.