News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA seeks to legalize pollution via groundwater

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new interpretation of the Clean Water Act on Monday that fails to protect against pollution that passes through groundwater before reaching our waterways. The EPA is grossly misinterpreting the Clean Water Act and putting our waters at risk by opening loopholes for pollution. This change would leave the public vulnerable to toxic pollution, as our current lawsuit in Massachusetts demonstrates.

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center, CALPIRG Education Fund

Study: California can supercharge America’s electric vehicle revolution

California is home to the nation’s largest fleet of electric vehicles (EVs), and has signaled its intention to put even more on the road.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: California files federal lawsuit on Clean Car Standards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration filed a federal lawsuit today calling for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reveal the underlying data and analysis behind their proposed rollback of the federal Clean Car Standards.

News Release | Environment America

Americans to Interior Secretary nominee Bernhardt: support full funding of the Land & Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is America’s most successful conservation and recreation program. Public support is deep and broad, and Interior nominee Bernhardt needs to commit to fully funding the program.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Senators push agencies to act on toxic chemicals known as PFAS

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a source of widespread drinking water contamination. While our federal agencies are standing by, Congress is taking a real bipartisan interest in tackling PFAS contamination in our drinking water. In states as far-flung as Colorado, Michigan, and North Carolina, this urgent public health problem calls for urgent action.

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