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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

News Release | Environment America

11,700 CALL FOR BAN ON FRACKING: Environment Massachusetts and Allies Deliver Petition to Bar Dirty Drilling in the Commonwealth

BOSTON, MA - This morning, more than 11,000 residents called on Beacon Hill to ban the dirty drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), in petitions presented by Environment Massachusetts and its allies at a statehouse news conference. The petitions show wide support for H.788, a bill introduced by Representatives Peter Kocot and Denise Provost to ban fracking and the processing of its toxic wastewater in the commonwealth.

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America Launches TV Thank You for President Obama’s Plan to Address Global Warming

Washington, D.C. – Environment America has launched a television ad to thank President Obama for his plan to cut global warming pollution, unveiled Tuesday in a speech at Georgetown University. Nathan Willcox, the group’s federal global warming program director released the following statement along with the ad:

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News Release | Environment America

President Obama’s Speech Addressing Global Warming Gives Keystone the Cold Shoulder

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Obama today announced that "Our national interest will be served only if [the Keystone] project does not significantly exacerbate the carbon pollution problem."  Get Off Oil program director for Environment America, Daniel Gatti, issued this statement in response: 

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News Release | Environment America

President Obama’s Climate Plan a Clear Victory for America, Future Generations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama announced a climate plan that will set limits on carbon pollution from power plants, advance energy efficiency and increase the nation’s commitment to renewable energy. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, record drought in many states, and wildfires in Colorado, the president’s plan to address global warming was loudly applauded by Environment America and many others.

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News Release | Environment America

Pres. Obama to Unveil Plan to Address Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, record drought in many states, and wildfires in Colorado, President Obama has announced he will unveil a climate action plan on Tuesday designed to cut the carbon pollution fueling global warming and advance clean energy solutions. Environment America and many others applauded the announcement.

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