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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New Report: Offshore wind has the potential to meet 90 percent of 2050 U.S. electricity demand

Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90 percent of America's projected 2050 electricity demand. This finding comes from Offshore Wind for America, a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group that examines U.S. offshore wind potential by coastal region and by state.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

130+ groups send letter to Whole Foods Market calling on company to put “Planet Over Plastic”

BOSTON -- Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and more than 130 additional groups from coast-to-coast mailed Whole Foods CEO John Mackey a letter Thursday calling on him to commit to concrete and verifiable steps that reduce the company’s plastic footprint.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Environment America Research & Policy Center launches campaign to get Walmart to go big on solar

Environment America Research & Policy Center launched a new campaign Tuesday calling on Walmart to publicly commit to installing solar panels on the roofs of nearly all of its more than 5,000 locations across America -- and over the parking lots that surround them -- by 2035.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Vineyard Winds clears important federal hurdle on path to major offshore wind farm project

Vineyard Wind's offshore wind project received a huge boost Monday when the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) completed its final environmental impact statement (FEIS), which is a big step toward commencing construction on the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the United States.

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