News Release | Environment America

Statement: New right whale plan appears to only “delay extinction”

"The plan that was released today falls short. By our reading, the net effect will be to delay the extinction of this beautiful, massive creature. What we need is a plan to save it." 

News Release

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and PIRG work on multiple campaigns to ensure the country's policies and practices create a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us. This monthly newsletter highlights recent good news on the environmental front -- both from the work we do and elsewhere. If you have suggestions or comments, please email Arielle Ostry (arielle.ostry@publicinterestnetwork.org) or Josh Chetwynd (josh.chetwynd@publicinterestnetwork.org). 

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Statement: Federal court invalidates ‘Dirty Water Rule’

The United States District Court for the District of Arizona on Monday vacated the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), which wiped out federal protections for half the nation’s remaining wetlands and thousands of streams that provide drinking water to millions of Americans. Citing serious legal errors and harm caused by the rule, the court decreed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers need to draft a new rule defining the scope of waterways protected under the federal Clean Water Act

News Release | Environment America

Panel discussion: How districts are getting students back to school with electric buses

On Tuesday, Environment America and PIRG presented a webinar, Back to School with Electric Buses, that outlined a path for school districts to electrify their fleets. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act will help combat extinction crisis

"We need to keep nature in mind as we build out the infrastructure of the 21st century, and wildlife corridors represent a golden opportunity to help the animals we hold so dear survive and thrive in the long term.”

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