Environment America Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Energy saving tips that are written in the stars

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Emily-Lynn Warren
Digital Associate

It all started to change when I took a shower in Jordan.

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Reino Hyyppa
Wildlife Over Waste, Associate

In a recent report by As You Sow, Whole Foods scored an F on plastic waste

Protecting 30 percent of our land and water by 2030 will take a multitude of smaller victories, precisely like this one.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Stealing your energy and the TPIN costume contest trophy

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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

Two-thirds of Procter & Gamble shareholders defied the company’s directive and demanded more from Charmin, Bounty and Puffs. 

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John Rumpler
Senior Director, Clean Water for America Campaign and Senior Attorney

There is still time for the EPA reverse course on the Lead and Copper Rule - and stop the widespread contamination of our drinking water.

In the past couple weeks, there has been speculation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon finalize its update to the nation’s regulation on lead in drinking water, known as the Lead & Copper Rule. Indeed, the agency has sent the rule over to the White House for final review. 

So, here is my urgent plea to the Trump administration: don’t do it.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

In August, we received our first holiday card of 2020. It came from our brilliant and goofy friends who took pictures of themselves, their kids and their dog wearing elf hats in their summer garden cheerfully wishing this abysmal year would end already.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

A proposed loophole will allow manufacturers to bypass current water efficiency standards

If you’ve ever been through a hurricane in Florida or in certain parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, it’s possible that mangroves were the guardian angel you didn’t know you had.