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President Obama Expands California Coastal National Monument

President Barack Obama signed a proclamation to permanently protect California’s Stornetta Public Lands as part of the California Coastal National Monument. The move saves 1,600 acres of beach, wetlands, dunes, and waterways along Northern California’s scenic coastline. Nathan Weaver, preservation advocate with Environment California, attended the dedication event.

News Release | Environment America

Obama’s Clean Fleets Partnership Highlights Need for Efforts to Get Off Oil

President Obama spoke at a UPS Shipping Plant today at 12:30 PM to highlight the National Clean Fleets Partnership and to talk about clean vehicle technology.

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News Release | Environment America

Senators and House Members Stand Up for Public Health

As negotiations around funding for the federal government continue into the weekend, many U.S. Senators and Representatives are speaking out to ensure that the final bill does not include attacks on public health and our environment.

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America Comments on Gas Prices Hearing: Subsidies to Big Oil Not the Answer

Today, the House Natural Resources Committee explored the impact of higher gas prices on Americans and several sectors of the U.S. economy. Witnesses representing organizations such as the American Trucking Association and the Chamber of Commerce predictably called for more domestic production of oil and gas.

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News Release | Environment America

U.S. Senate to Vote on Attacks on Public Health Today

UPDATE: The U.S. Senate ended up not voting on any of the attacks on public health on March 31, but votes are still expected in the coming days. Check back here for updates

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News Release | Environment America

Renewable Energy and Efficiency Are the Keys to Energy Security

President Obama spoke at Georgetown University today at 11:20 AM to outline his plans for America’s energy security.

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