News Release | Environment America

More than 250 leaders from 30-plus states urge Congress to pass climate legislation

More than 250 local and state government officials, health professionals, small business owners, academics and environmental groups from 34 states plus the District of Columbia sent a letter to Congress Wednesday urging them to quickly pass legislation to address climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: New Right Whale Coexistence Act could play key role in fighting extinction

In an important move for the Atlantic’s most endangered marine mammals, Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Seth Moulton announced the introduction of the Right Whale Coexistence Act Wednesday.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Groups tell Biden Administration: Let Older Trees Grow

Environment Virginia, SELC, Environment America, and dozens of other conservation groups launched an effort Tuesday to focus on protecting mature trees and forests on federal lands that are most critical in the fight against climate change. The Climate Forests campaign is calling on the Biden administration to kick off a new era of climate and forest policy in which trees and forests are valued as key pieces of the climate solution.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: PIRG, Environment America welcome Coca-Cola’s commitment to reuse

"Whales, sea turtles, birds and countless other animals are needlessly choking on and dying from microplastics from single-use products like beverage containers. We're pleased to see Coca-Cola's announcement today to say ‘Yes’ to reusable alternatives to single-use plastic." 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: National environmental and public interest groups urge strong EPA methane standards

The comment period to weigh in on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) methane emissions standards for oil and gas operations closed on Monday. Environment America, U.S. PIRG and Environmental Action delivered more than 32,000 comments to the EPA calling on the agency to enact the strongest possible standards to prevent methane leaks.

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