The battle to save our public lands has come to the gardens of Capitol Hill. More than 130 neighbors of U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke have put up signs in their front yards calling on the secretary to protect America’s national monuments.
With scientists tomorrow expected to confirm the largest dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico ever recorded, Environment America renewed its call for Tyson Foods, Inc. and other corporate agribusiness companies to curb the pollution flowing from their fields and factory farms. The demand for Tyson to “clean it up” was today joined by Mighty Earth, which released a new research report on pollution from meat companies like Tyson.
Philadelphia, PA – New analysis by Environment America shows 55% of all stream miles in the Delaware River Watershed will be left without federal protections by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposal to repeal the Clean Water Rule.
A new analysis by Environment America shows lead in the water at 55 percent of schools’ faucets and fountains tested in Bergen County, New Jersey. The group’s finding is based on data from all county school districts that made complete testing results publicly available by the state’s testing deadline, last Thursday. Advocates and public health experts renewed their calls for swift action to “get the lead out” of schools drinking water in New Jersey and across the country.
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