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Environment America urges senators to support the bipartisan infrastructure bill

Outdated infrastructure endangers our health and our environment. The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes significant progress towards solving these problems.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden proposes partial restoration of Clean Car Standards

To promote clean air and cut transportation greenhouse gas emissions, the Biden administration is expected to announce plans Thursday to strengthen federal fuel economy and emissions standards for vehicles. 

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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 weekly 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 ( or Josh Chetwynd (

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Statement: Great American Outdoors Act celebrates its first birthday

 One year ago, amid a tense election season, deep polarization and a global pandemic, leadership from both aisles of Congress came together to protect America’s natural heritage. The Great American Outdoors Act, which was signed into law by former President Donald Trump, secured permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million annually and set aside $9.5 billion over five years to update America’s aging public lands infrastructure. 

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Statement: Interior Department makes an important move to slow development of Arctic leases

he Department of the Interior announced Tuesday that it will begin a new environmental review of oil drilling's impact on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The review will include examining the effects of drilling on such wildlife as caribou and polar bears, as well as on surface waters and climate change.