Government and community leaders joined with Environment America and Delaware Sierra Club to highlight clean energy projects in Delaware that have been supported by funding from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is the nation’s first and most effective regional pollution reduction program. It has helped cut power plant pollution in half by setting limits on pollution, requiring power companies to purchase permits for pollution and investing those revenues in clean energy projects.
546 health professionals, businesses, academics, elected officials, conservation, consumer and environmental groups and community leaders from nine states in the Northeast called on their Governors to strengthen the nation’s best regional climate and clean air program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Citing growing evidence of pervasive lead contamination in schools’ drinking water, Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG today launched a new Get the Lead Out campaign. An analysis by Environment America Research & Policy Center shows that many states are not making the grade when it comes to keep lead out of drinking water at school.
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