News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives passes historic climate investments

WASHINGTON -- Following a summer of extreme heat and drought, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which includes groundbreaking levels of investment to reduce global warming pollution, clear the air we breathe, clean up toxic sites and protect our lands, waters and wildlife. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: NOAA moves to protect California coast’s marine life, cultural heritage

"The sanctuary supports so much vibrant ocean life. A significant portion of the threatened southern sea otter population makes its home here. Whales and dolphins stop here along their migratory paths." 

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

New report: California among national leaders in solar power, electric vehicle adoption, and battery storage growth

SACRAMENTO - California ranks first in the nation for growth in solar power generation since 2011, cumulative electric vehicle sales through 2020, public electric vehicle charging ports, and growth in battery storage since 2011, according to a new report released today by Environment California Research & Policy Center. Renewables on the Rise 2021: The rapid growth of renewables, electric vehicles and other building blocks of a clean energy future documents the growth of six key clean energy technologies across the U.S. over the past decade: solar power, wind power, battery storage, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and heat pumps.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Infrastructure bill will mean cleaner air, water and energy for U.S.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted 228-206 to build a bridge to a brighter future by passing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Friday. This major bipartisan package will improve our transportation and power infrastructure and ensure clean water and broadband access across the United States over the coming decades.