News Release | Environment America

Growing number of Amazon shareholders support putting the planet over plastic

“The plastic that Amazon and other e-retailers wrap around our online deliveries for a few days becomes waste that litters our landscape for decades,” said Kelsey Lamp, the director of Environment America’s Protect Our Oceans campaign.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Chevron, Hilcorp reportedly spend $10 million to get out of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge leases

Chevron and Hilcorp have paid $10 million to terminate their leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to the Anchorage Daily News, citing page 21 of the 2021 Arctic Slope annual report. A Chevron spokesperson confirmed “Chevron’s decision to formally relinquish its legacy lease position” to the Alaskan newspaper, while Hilcorp did not comment to the outlet.

News Release | Environment America

2022 Hurricane season coverage

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an “above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season.” NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says to expect between 14-21 named storms, including 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes packing sustained winds of at least 111 miles per hour.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Interior Department proposes first offshore California wind lease sales

The Department of the Interior has announced the first proposed lease sales for wind power off the shore of California and the United States’ West Coast.