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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

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Coming Soon: A 100 Percent Renewable Commute | Rob Sargent

The daily commute for some 2.2 million Chileans just got greener. Santiago’s Metro system announced plans to become the first subway system powered mostly by solar energy. Running a large transit system on renewable energy is a major breakthrough and an inspiring example for others to replicate.  

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Environment America launches multi-million-dollar campaign to save the bees

Washington, DC -- Environment America and its state affiliates have launched a multi-million-dollar public education campaign to convince federal officials to ban neonicotinoids, the dangerous class of pesticides linked to the recent dramatic decline in bee colonies.  

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Court decision on wetlands shows need for Clean Water Rule

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the Obama administration today in a case that could make it easier to develop wetlands.

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Federal court rules in favor of environmental groups against Exxon

HOUSTON – At a press conference in front of the federal district courthouse today, environmental groups will cheer a federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that has reinstated their Clean Air Act enforcement suit against ExxonMobil Corporation concerning thousands of air pollution violations at the company’s Baytown, Texas, oil refinery and chemical plant complex.

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River otter, today’s your special day | Russell Bassett

It’s International River Otter Awareness Day! Here are five reasons we appreciate these amazing creatures.

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