Statement: President Biden vetoes measures that stripped protections for wildlife
Broad coalition of groups urges Energy Department to finalize water heater efficiency standards
Statement: Southern sea otters to retain federal protection
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STATEMENT: Biden administration takes steps to protect Arctic from drilling
Updated 2023 mid-hurricane season resource guide: data, resources & interview opportunities
The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 through November 30. This resource guide can help members of the media cover it more thoroughly and accurately.
STATEMENT: President Biden protects Grand Canyon from uranium mining
Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument will protect critical watershed, wildlife habitat and cultural sites
Schools stand to benefit from going solar
Guide offers insights on how communities can reduce pollution and save on energy bills by putting solar on schools
500,000 people ask Forest Service to protect mature forests from logging
Public comments submitted in support of forest conservation
Activists rally to support protecting mature forests from logging
On Tuesday, activists joined Environment Oregon and Oregon Wild at the Bureau of Land Management's regional headquarters in downtown Portland. Holding signs that said "Save Oregon's Oldest Trees," activists rallied in support of durable protections for mature and old-growth trees and forests on federal lands and delivered over 45,000 public comments to BLM as part of their public comment period on a proposed rule to protect these trees.
Bill to phase out toxic fluorescent light bulbs clears final legislative hurdle, heads to governor’s desk
A bill to phase out the sale of new fluorescent light bulbs that contain toxic mercury passed its final concurrence vote in the Oregon House on Thursday. The bill now heads to Governor Kotek's desk for her signature.
Environment America launches campaign urging FedEx to ‘go solar’
Shipping giant’s 5,000+ facilities boast hundreds of millions of square feet of rooftop space that could harness renewable energy from the sun
NYT from 2020: G.M. Drops Its Support for Trump Climate Rollbacks and Aligns With Biden
Environment America President Wendy Wendlandt spoke to the New York Times about General Motors in 2020.
2023 Wildfire Season coverage guide: data, resources and interview opportunities
The Public Interest Network (which includes PIRG, Environment America and state groups in often-impacted Western and Southwestern states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas and Washington) is sharing information to help contextualize the major environmental, health and consumer concerns posed by the wildfires that will inevitably come this summer.