News Releases

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: In important development for offshore wind, East Coast’s Empire Wind project gets federal review

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Thursday that it will begin an environmental review of a potential offshore wind project off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report unveils utilities’ playbook to stall rooftop solar

Special interest groups across the country are working to stall the growth of rooftop solar, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and PIRG Education Fund. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden should follow Secretary Haaland’s recommendation to restore national monuments

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland recommended that President Biden fully restore the original boundaries of Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, according to reports. She also reportedly advised full protections for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the coast of New England.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Ag Dept. to ‘repeal or replace’ rollback of Tongass National Forest protections

The Biden administration announced Friday that the Department of Agriculture has reviewed and is proposing to “repeal or replace” the Trump administration’s rollback of protections for the Tongass National Forest in Alaska

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: America is on the verge of a renewable future

America has the capacity to build an energy system around clean, renewable resources, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The study, We Have the Power: Reaching America's potential for clean, renewable energy, finds that America has abundant renewable resources to meet all of its energy needs.

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