News Release | Environment America

Statement: California files federal lawsuit on Clean Car Standards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration filed a federal lawsuit today calling for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reveal the underlying data and analysis behind their proposed rollback of the federal Clean Car Standards.

News Release | Environment America

New rankings compare colleges and universities on progress toward clean energy

 In a new study released today, colleges and universities were ranked in five categories based on their shift to renewable energy sources like solar and wind power.

News Release | Environment America

Paris is Always a Good Idea: House committee votes on Climate Action Now Act

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted 29-19 today in favor of H.R. 9 “The Climate Action Now” Act.  This is the first step in moving this critical legislation, which boasts 180 co-sponsors, to the House floor.

News Release | Environment America

Americans to Interior Secretary nominee Bernhardt: support full funding of the Land & Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is America’s most successful conservation and recreation program. Public support is deep and broad, and Interior nominee Bernhardt needs to commit to fully funding the program.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Senators push agencies to act on toxic chemicals known as PFAS

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a source of widespread drinking water contamination. While our federal agencies are standing by, Congress is taking a real bipartisan interest in tackling PFAS contamination in our drinking water. In states as far-flung as Colorado, Michigan, and North Carolina, this urgent public health problem calls for urgent action.

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