News Release | Environment America

Statement: Bank of America makes right choice by announcing they will not finance drilling in the Arctic

"The coastal plain of this iconic natural jewel is an irreplaceable area. It is home to endangered polar bears and the calving ground of the porcupine caribou herd. Considering the refuge’s unique role in the natural world, it would be a blundering error to finance the destruction of this precious habitat."

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Over 80 organizations call for robust clean water funding

 A community letter signed by organizations across America requests increased investment in water infrastructure as Congress negotiates the 2021 budget year before a Dec. 11 deadline. The House package includes an additional $11 billion for water infrastructure to prevent sewage overflows and drinking water contamination from lead and other sources. The Senate package fails to increase funding levels for EPA Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Army Corps of Engineers rightly denies permit for proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska under Clean Water Act guidelines

Citing non compliance Clean Air Act guidelines,the Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for a proposed gold and copper mine in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. The prospective mine has been the subject of controversy for years

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: A blueprint for stronger, more sustainable American infrastructure

On Jan. 20, 2021, the United States will have a new president, helping to turn the page on a brutal year of disease and disruption. While stark political divisions will undoubtedly remain, a new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center, and Frontier Group lays out a vision to bridge political divides through infrastructure investment, seizing a critical opportunity to emerge as a stronger nation after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: General Motors commits to all-electric car future

General Motors announced Monday that it plans to immediately withdraw from litigation supporting the Trump administration’s effort to block states from setting their own tough tailpipe emissions standards.