“The path to Paris should be paved with concrete actions to cut emissions and invest in clean energy, and last night the world's two largest global warming polluters pledged just that.” – Margie Alt, Environment America
Bladensburg, MD—More than 740,000 Americans support a plan to restore Clean Water Act protections to 2 million miles of rivers and streams, a coalition of conservation organizations and clean water advocates said today. Joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland, Environment America and allies presented their comments to federal officials along the banks of the Anacostia River just outside of the nation’s capital.
Washington, DC–A total of 540 solar industry leaders from hundreds of businesses issued a letter to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.
Washington, DC- Today President Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to create the largest marine preserve in the world, expanding the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument to cover 490,000 square miles.
Washington, DC– Margie Alt, Executive Director of Environment America, issued this statement following the UN Climate Summit and Sunday’s march for climate action, which drew an historic crowd of 400,000 in New York City alone.