News Release | Environment America

Dirty Water Appropriations Rider

Today, the House appropriations committee considered the energy and water appropriations bill that would allow the Trump administration to ignore several federal laws as it moves to undercut protections for clean water.  The bill also contains other anti-environmental provisions and would drastically cut federal funding for clean energy.  John Rumpler, Environment America’s senior attorney and clean water program director, issued the following statement:

News Release | Environment America

New Project Touts Americans Embracing a Shift to Clean Energy

Today, Environment America highlighted a project profiling  nearly 100 citizens from across America who have embraced a massive shift to clean energy.   Voices for 100% Renewable Energy features a wide array of individuals -- from academics, to mayors and other public officials, to community leaders, to business and nonprofit leaders – who believe we can and must quickly  transition to clean energy.  

News Release | Environment America

Repealing the Clean Water Rule turns the mission of the EPA on its head

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed repealing the Clean Water Rule, which restored federal protections to half our nation’s streams and thousands of wetlands across the country. John Rumpler, Environment America’s senior attorney and clean water program director, issued the following statement:

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Northeastern Governors’ leadership needed to combat climate change

In the aftermath of President Trump’s decision to withdraw America from the Paris Climate Agreement, state leadership is needed to combat climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Chefs and restaurants protect the bees during National Pollinator Week

As we mark National Pollinator Week, chefs and restaurants are stepping up to save the bees. Working with Environment America’s Bee Friendly Food Alliance, more than 30 restaurants around the country are drawing attention to the problems facing bees. Restaurants are educating their customers and highlighting foods pollinated by bees.

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