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.

News Release | Environment America

Land & Water Conservation Fund Renewal Signed into Law

The Land & Water Conservation Fund has supported everything from the expansion and maintenance of local parks and recreation centers to national forests, national parks and historical sites.

“This victory is a testament to the perseverance of many in Congress who wouldn’t let America’s most successful conservation and recreation program die,” said Ed Johnson, president of Environment America. “You don’t see votes like 92-8 in the Senate and 363-62 in the House without members putting their shoulder to the wheel.”

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