News Releases

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President Biden to protect the Tongass National Forest

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a letter on Tuesday March 30,  to the Biden administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Procter & Gamble suppliers are degrading Canada’s boreal forest

A report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) assessed the sourcing practices of Procter and Gamble’s major wood pulp suppliers, Domtar, Aditya Birla Group and Resolute Forest Products.  NRDC found that logging feeding the company’s mills comes from areas of the forest containing critical habitat for endangered caribou.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: Electrifying America’s buildings by 2050 could be like taking 65 million cars off the road

Replacing fossil fuel technology with electric options in the majority of American homes and businesses over the next 30 years could reduce so much net carbon emissions that it would be the equivalent of taking 65 million cars -- almost one-fourth of the total number of cars in the U.S. in 2019 -- off the road.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center, Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Statement: Biden administration announces plan to boost offshore wind development

In a "revolutionary moment for offshore wind," leaders across the Biden administration announced a new initiative Monday to accelerate the development of offshore wind in the United States. 

News Release | Environment America

Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed this month

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on multiple campaigns to help America get through the coronavirus pandemic as quickly and safely as possible. But we're also working to ensure that when the outbreak ends, the United States’ policies and practices ensure a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us.