News Release | Environment California

Sacramento Moves Toward 100% Clean Energy By 2030

Last night the Sacramento Municipal Utility District SMUD unanimously passed a resolution that will set up a plan to get SMUD to be carbon neutral by 2030 and “to eliminate GHG emissions until a safe atmosphere is restored.” The SMUD staff must report to the Board of Directors on March 31st with the plan to achieve the goal. 

News Release | Environment California

Sacramento Moves Toward 100% Clean Energy By 2030

Last night the Sacramento Municipal Utility District SMUD unanimously passed a resolution that will set up a plan to get SMUD to be carbon neutral by 2030 and “to eliminate GHG emissions until a safe atmosphere is restored.” The SMUD staff must report to the Board of Directors on March 31st with the plan to achieve the goal. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: House advances greenest budget in recent memory

The House Appropriations Committee approved funding for a number of important environmental programs Friday as part of the FY21 funding bill for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Interior (DOI). Most notably, the budget dedicates emergency funding for many of the infrastructure proposals in the Moving Forward Act (H.R.2), including $10.2 billion for the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds. Additionally, the bill blocks the administration’s attempts to: open the Tongass National Forest to logging; drill for oil in the Arctic Refuge; expand offshore drilling; weaken protections on toxic mercury and arsenic emissions; and open the Boundary Waters to toxic pollution from sulfide mining.

News Release | Environment America

Congressional co-sponsors of Great American Outdoors Act speak out at Environment America virtual rally for public lands

Sen. Manchin, lead sponsor of the bill in the Senate, spoke to the broad bipartisan support for the bill, and commented on how a desire to protect our nation’s public lands for future generations unites us all as well. “Passing the Great American Outdoors Act is an investment in our nation and our future generations, and will ensure our children and grandchildren can enjoy the wild and wonderful outdoor spaces of America for decades to come,” he said.

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