News Release | Environment America

More than 250 leaders from 30-plus states urge Congress to pass climate legislation

More than 250 local and state government officials, health professionals, small business owners, academics and environmental groups from 34 states plus the District of Columbia sent a letter to Congress Wednesday urging them to quickly pass legislation to address climate change.

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Statement: New Right Whale Coexistence Act could play key role in fighting extinction

In an important move for the Atlantic’s most endangered marine mammals, Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Seth Moulton announced the introduction of the Right Whale Coexistence Act Wednesday.

News Release | Environment America

The missing link in Biden’s climate agenda: letting older trees grow

A coalition of more than 70 groups launched a new campaign Tuesday called the Climate Forests Campaign. They are calling on the Biden administration to take executive action to protect mature trees and forests on federal lands, which are critical in the fight against climate change.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: $5 billion for EV charging will turbocharge states’ electric car growth

The U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy announced Thursday the state-by-state allocations of its $5 billion formula grants for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Lack of available electric vehicle charging is a major barrier preventing people from making the switch to an electric car. This new funding will create a better network of EV charging across the country and help address global warming pollution by growing the EV market.

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Statement: PIRG, Environment America welcome Coca-Cola’s commitment to reuse

"Whales, sea turtles, birds and countless other animals are needlessly choking on and dying from microplastics from single-use products like beverage containers. We're pleased to see Coca-Cola's announcement today to say ‘Yes’ to reusable alternatives to single-use plastic." 

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