News Release | Environment America

Bipartisan group of mayors call on Congress to extend solar tax credit

A bipartisan group of more than 230 mayors called on federal lawmakers Monday to support the continued growth of clean energy and extend the investment tax credit (ITC). The ITC, which allows customers to save 30 percent on new solar installation costs, is set to begin decreasing to 10 percent value at the end of this year.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Trump administration decision to officially begin pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement is ‘wrong-headed’

The Trump administration announced today that the United States will officially begin the process of pulling out of the international Paris Climate Accord next month.

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New “Voices for Clean Water” website highlights wide array of Americans speaking out against pollution threats

In response to a growing set of pollution threats and to mark today’s 47th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Environment America Research and Policy Center and the Clean Water for All coalition have launched  a new website -- “Voices for Clean Water” -- that  features photos and testimonials from a wide array of individuals from across America. They included business owners, faith leaders, public health experts and people who love to swim, hike, kayak or just drink clean water.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Tongass National Forest’s natural treasures are imperiled by Department of Agriculture’s proposal to opening area to logging

"Logging in this ancient forest would not only have a ruinous impact on biodiversity and wildlife habitats but would also greatly diminish its role in mitigating climate change. [S]ome places are simply too important to destroy."

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Cities across the country are leading the way on electric buses

Cities across the country making the switch to electric buses are reaping benefits on dual fronts -- reducing emissions as well as operating expenses. A new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights the experience of six early adopters, illuminating the successes, challenges and lessons learned.

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