News Release | Environment America

More than 20,000 Americans call for a stop to railway through Ashley National Forest

Environment America and Environmental Action delivered more than 20,000 petitions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting that the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of the Interior stop plans to build an oil-hauling railway through the Uinta Basin in Utah’s Ashley National Forest. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

On World Wetlands Day, Environment Colorado highlights state and federal actions to protect these critical habitats

To mark World Wetlands Day, Environment Colorado highlighted two actions that federal and state leaders could take to protect these vital areas and the unique species that call them home.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: National environmental and public interest groups urge strong EPA methane standards

The comment period to weigh in on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) methane emissions standards for oil and gas operations closed on Monday. Environment America, U.S. PIRG and Environmental Action delivered more than 32,000 comments to the EPA calling on the agency to enact the strongest possible standards to prevent methane leaks.

News Release | Environment America

Nation’s environmental leaders urge Governor Newsom to save solar

SAN FRANCISCO – As the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) considers gutting the state’s bedrock solar program, a broad coalition of national and state environmental organizations delivered a letter Wednesday to CPUC commissioners and Gov. Gavin Newsom urging them to immediately issue an alternative that allows rooftop solar and battery storage to continue to grow. The letter was delivered by 70 organizations, including Environment America, Environment California, Greenpeace, The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club, Environmental Working Group and the Center for Biological Diversity.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America submits nearly 16,000 comments in support of restoring protections for Tongass National Forest

With the comment period for a proposal to protect 9.2 million acres of Tongass National Forest ending Monday, Environment America submitted 15,941 comments to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) as part of a national effort which generated more than 100,000 comments in favor of protection. I