Statement: Biden administration’s action to reduce soot pollution will save lives
PennEnvironment, Clean Air Council win record-breaking settlement of air pollution lawsuit vs. U.S. Steel
NEW REPORT: Analysis finds bag bans effective at reducing plastic waste, litter
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STATEMENT: Proposed hydrogen hub projects in Pennsylvania approved
Energy form touted as ‘clean’ isn’t necessarily so; Projects must be implemented wisely.
PennEnvironment Celebrates Implementation of Pittsburgh Bag Ban
Nothing we use for a few minutes should be allowed to litter our communities and pollute our environment for centuries. That’s why it’s been so exciting to see Pittsburgh’s ban on single-use plastic bags take shape. PennEnvironment has been proud to partner with city officials in this effort.
PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper announce intent to sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution
PennEnvironment and Three Rivers Waterkeeper announced Tuesday that they have sent a formal notice of intent to sue BVPV Styrenics LLC and its parent company, Styropek USA, Inc., for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act at their plastic manufacturing facility in Monaca, PA. The environmental groups allege the Styropek facility routinely discharges wastewater and stormwater that is illegally filled with the small plastic beads, called “nurdles,” that are manufactured at the plant.
Coalition welcomes furnace efficiency standards
Consumer, energy efficiency, environmental, and utility stakeholders welcomed a significantly strengthened federal efficiency standard for home furnaces announced by the Department of Energy on Friday.
Statement: Five more years of offshore drilling
Smallest oil leasing program ever starts to acknowledge new reality: No need to risk oceans for more oil
Statement: President Biden vetoes measures that stripped protections for wildlife
Statement: President Biden vetoes measures to nullify protections for vulnerable species
Broad coalition of groups urges Energy Department to finalize water heater efficiency standards
Consumer, climate, and health advocates called on the U.S. Department of Energy to promptly finalize water heater efficiency standards.
STATEMENT: PA tops national list for animal-vehicle collisions claims, new data shows
New data released this week by State Farm Insurance Company ranked Pennsylvania No. 1 in the nation for the number of auto insurance claims filed for animal-vehicle collisions.
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.