News Release | Environment America

Congress compels military to phase out PFAS but misses key opportunity

The U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan measure today compelling the Pentagon to stop using PFAS-containing firefighting foams by 2024. Both chambers of Congress have now approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the President is expected to sign into law before the end of the year. Negotiators notably omitted provisions to address PFAS pollution under Superfund and the Clean Water Act, both of which passed unanimously in the House bill.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: FY20 funding for Land and Water Conservation Fund is good but not complete

The House of Representatives today finalized the 2020 fiscal year appropriations package and proposed $495 million as funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

News Release | Environment America

Statement: California reaches historic one millionth solar roof

California has reached a milestone: one million roofs with solar panels.

News Release | Environment America

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth sets zero carbon emissions goal for 2050

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today demonstrated its commitment to protecting the environment by vowing to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.

News Release | Environment America

National coalition of 300 mayors unite in call for a solar energy future

Mayors representing 300 cities across the U.S. have signed on to a letter, released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center, calling for a future powered by more clean renewable solar power. The group of “Mayors for Solar Energy” committed to this cause is bipartisan and represents cities of all sizes spanning all 50 states.

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