News Release | Environment America

Statement: Colorado Legislature passes bill to reduce plastic packaging, boost recycling

Building on successful programs in dozens of countries and recent action taken by Maine and Oregon, the Colorado Senate passed on Wednesday a bipartisan producer responsibility bill.

News Release | Environment America

Natural Resources Committee to consider strengthening roadless area protections

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands will hold a hearing on Wednesday to consider the Roadless Area Conservation Act. Introduced in 2021 by Reps. Ruben Gallego of Arizona and Diana DeGette of Colorado, this bill would reinforce the landmark 2001 Roadless Rule, which was enacted under the Clinton administration. Indigenous leaders and conservation advocates expressed support for the Roadless Area Conservation Act because it will establish more permanent protections for critical forests, including the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado legislature passes wildlife crossings bill

"By building more wildlife crossings, Colorado can reconnect fractured habitats so that animal populations, such as elk, deer and black bears, can thrive, rather than ending up dead on the road."

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Shareholders push UPS* to reduce carbon pollution

Twenty-eight percent of the United Parcel Service’s (UPS) voting shareholders voted “yes” on a proposal urging the Atlanta-based package delivery company to reduce its significant carbon footprint.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins coalition to deliver 80,000 public comments in support of protecting Chaco Canyon

Environment America joined conservation groups and advocates to deliver more than 83,000 public comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Friday in support of the agency’s proposed mineral withdrawal for the federal lands within 10 miles of Chaco Culture National Historical Park. T

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