News Release | Environment America

Energy Efficient Buildings can Build a Better America

American families could cut global warming pollution from buildings by 30 percent and save about $450 every year on their energy bills by 2030 if we invest in energy efficiency today, according to a new report Building a Better America by Environment America Research & Policy Center.  Reducing global warming pollution from buildings by 30 percent is the equivalent of taking 320 million cars off the road.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Cincinnati City Council to EPA: Cut Carbon Pollution

The Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to pass a resolution urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce carbon pollution under the Clean Air Act. The measure, introduced by Councilmember Laure Quinlivan, cited scientific consensus labeling carbon pollution as a public health threat and the city’s ongoing commitment to sustainability as reasons to act.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America’s Statement Re: President Obama’s Clean Vehicles Announcement

President Obama today announced a new initiative to encourage the production of alternative fuel vehicles, including a $1 billion National Community Deployment Challenge, as well as increased tax incentives and additional research grants.

News Release | Environment California

Over 75 California Leaders Say “Yes” to Solar Power

To date, 8 Members of  Congress, 35 Members of the California State Legislature, and 38 local officials have endorsed Governor Brown's goal to build 12,000 megawatts of local, distributed energy throughout the state by 2020.

News Release | Environment Maine

Committee Votes to Rubber Stamp Bill that Threatens Maine's North Woods After Governor Twists Arms

At a work session in Augusta, the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry voted to approve LD 1798, the LePage administration bill that would roll back 40 years of protections for the North Woods. Gov. Paul LePage met with Republican committee members earlier today to insist that they fall in line.

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