News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this week

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Canada announces comprehensive single-use plastics ban effective 2021, eclipsing US commitments

Aiming for zero plastic waste by 2030, the Canadian government announced Wednesday its plans to ban some of the most harmful single-use plastics by the end of 2021. Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson issued a statement, announcing six plastic items that will be included in the ban: plastic grocery bags, take-out containers, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, and plastic cutlery. 

News Release | Environment America

California moves to ‘build on legacy of open space’

"Californians take pride in our unique landscapes and the beauty of our land and waters. That’s why we are glad to see the governor recognize conservation of our natural spaces as a core solution to the mounting threat of climate change."

News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this week

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Statement: Central California coast still in the running for permanent protection

From Point Conception to Cambria, a large portion of California’s coastline moved past a roadblock and remains in the running to receive permanent protection.

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