News Releases

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Another offshore wind project advances, continuing progress toward U.S. and New York goals

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) completed its environmental review on Monday of the South Fork Wind project, which will deliver clean power to New York’s mainland.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: California Energy Commission shows leadership by voting in favor of solar requirements

The California Energy Commission (CEC) voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward solar and storage requirements for new commercial buildings and high-rise multifamily dwellings.

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New map highlights slaughterhouse water pollution

Slaughterhouses continue to dump high volumes of pollution into the nation’s waterways. A new interactive map released by Environment America Research & Policy Center on Wednesday highlights the risks to health and the environment posed by 382 meat and poultry processing plants across the country. Several facilities on the map are located in the Mississippi River watershed, where pollution flows are causing a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico that is currently larger than the state of Connecticut.

News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New map highlights slaughterhouse water pollution

Slaughterhouses continue to dump high volumes of pollution into the nation’s waterways. A new interactive map released by Environment America Research & Policy Center on Wednesday highlights the risks to health and the environment posed by 382 meat and poultry processing plants across the country. Several facilities on the map are located in the Mississippi River watershed, where pollution flows are causing a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico that is currently larger than the state of Connecticut.

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Good as news: positive environmental stories you may have missed

The Public Interest Network’s Environment America and PIRG work on multiple campaigns to ensure the country's policies and practices create a cleaner, safer, better world for all of us. This weekly newsletter highlights recent good news on the environmental front -- both from the work we do and elsewhere. If you have suggestions or comments, please email Arielle Ostry (arielle.ostry@publicinterestnetwork.org) or Josh Chetwynd (josh.chetwynd@publicinterestnetwork.org).

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