News Release | Environment America

Koch Industries tops political spenders among leading water polluters

Washington, DC– Koch Industries topped the list of large-scale industrial water polluters spending money on lobbying in 2014, shelling out a whopping $13.8 million, according to a new report. The enormous spending came after facilities owned by Koch Industries and their subsidiaries dumped more than 6 million pounds of toxic chemicals into the nation’s waterways in 2012.  

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Fishing, rafting in Browns Canyon protected for future generations

Chicago, Ill. - Browns Canyon, a popular spot for trout fishing and whitewater rafting in central Colorado, along with historical sites in Hawaii and Illinois, will gain permanent protection as National Monuments at a ceremony today in Chicago. President Obama’s action preserves more than 20,000 rugged canyon acres surrounding the Arkansas River, a beloved area home to gold medal trout, black bears, and stunning vistas. 

News Release | Environment America

Senate, House champions defend clean water

As Congress holds joint hearing, Senate and House champions of clean water defend EPA’s plan to protect our waters against polluters’ attacks. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement on President Obama's Budget

Anna Aurilio, director of Environment America’s Washington, D.C. office, issued the following statement in response to President Obama releasing his annual budget proposal.

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250 local elected officials voice support for EPA’s proposed clean water rule

In advance of a rare joint Congressional hearing this Wednesday, 250 local elected officials – from Duluth, MN to Durango, CO -  joined Environment America in supporting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed clean water rule and urging Congress to back off and let EPA do its job.

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