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VICTORY: MAINE NORTH WOODS PROTECTED

President Obama officially designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument -- protecting 87,500 acres of wilderness area and forest in Maine, home to moose, bear, migratory songbirds and more. The area also holds tremendous cultural, historical and ecological significance, in addition to myriad recreational opportunities for visitors. The new national monument sits east of Mount Katahdin, the most prominent mountain in the region. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment America

President Trump has got it exactly backwards

Today, President Trump abandoned the United States’ commitment to reducing pollution under the Paris Climate Agreement. This action increases the risks that the world will face from global warming – including dirtier air, water and food shortages, spreading disease, increasingly extreme weather, and loss of land mass to flooding.

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News Release | Environment America

Senate Bill Aims to Rollback Clean Car Standards

Today, Senators Blunt (R-MO), Moran (R-KS ), Young (R-IN), Stabenow (D-MI), Peters (D-MI), and McCaskill (D-MO) introduced a bill to amend vehicle standards, also known as the “Blunt Clean Cars Rollback”.

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News Release | Environment America

Trump Budget Delivers More Pollution Not More Power to States

Based on a briefing by the Trump Administration, President Trump’s proposed FY18 budget would cut important environmental and health programs. Below is a statement from Margie Alt, Environment America executive director, on the president’s FY’18 budget proposal.

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News Release | Environment America

Don’t slam the brakes on cleaner cars

Today, Environment America protested proposed rollbacks to federal clean vehicle standards. In a letter submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency, Environment America urged the EPA not to roll back the standards, which have already achieved significant progress in cleaning up pollution from cars.  

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News Release | Environment America

This Mother’s Day, Moms Demand Clean Air and Climate Action

Today, mothers from across the country are making an urgent Mother’s Day plea to state and national leaders to protect our kids’ health and defend clean air and climate protections. This video, released by Environment America, features stories from mothers explaining why clean air matters to them.

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