News Release | Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center

New report: By electrifying all its buildings, Michigan could reap some of the highest health and climate benefits in the country

Michigan ranks 7th in the nation for potential reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and potential reduction of gas usage, according to a new report released today by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center, PIRGIM Education Fund and Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan

Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden's Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on infrastructure investments that will improve public health and the environment.

News Release | Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center

New report: Michigan could provide nearly three-quarters of its future electricity from offshore wind

Michigan could provide nearly three-quarters of its future electricity needs using offshore wind, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Michael Regan’s confirmation as EPA secretary is the right decision for key agency

WASHINGTON -- The Senate confirmed Michael Regan as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday. With his strong environmental protection background as the leader of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality, Regan is expected to place the agency’s focus back squarely on its mission: to protect the environment and public health. This will include safeguarding the nation’s waterways and air quality, as well as pushing forward with bold action to address climate change.

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