News Release | Environment America

Superfund sites in potential path of Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally drenches the Gulf Coast with staggering amounts of rain, Environment America, U.S. PIRG and Frontier Group -- all part of the Public Interest Network -- are sharing information that will help your readers and viewers contextualize what's going on with regard to major environmental and health concerns.

News Release | Environment California and Environment Oregon

Helping Americans in Western states survive devastating wildfire season

Across the West, Americans are trying to survive record-breaking wildfires. Given the unprecedented scale of the damage, those threatened by the fires are not sure what they should -- or should not -- be doing right now to stay safe, and many people have been turning to Environment America and its state affiliates for answers. Our organizations are working hard to both keep the public apprised and to push our federal and state governments to take action to mitigate climate change to prevent these devastating fires from becoming the new normal.

News Release | Environment America

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

As the summer comes to an end, we wanted to look back at the positive environmental stories of the past few months. Finding good news during the COVID-19 pandemic was a tough task, but also an inspiring one. Amidst all the bad there was some incredible good. At Environment America and U.S. PIRG, we didn’t stop our work for the environment; we were able to celebrate victories and make serious progress on our campaigns.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: The historic wildfires of 2020 are a clear sign of climate change

WASHINGTON -- The American West is on fire across both the Mountain and Pacific Time Zones. Wildfires have burned 2.5 million acres in California, 700,000 acres in Oregon, 580,000 acres in Washington, 288,000 acres in Colorado, and 111,000 acres in Montana. Right now, four of the 10 largest wildfires in California history are burning simultaneously, including the largest in the state’s history

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.