Environment New York Latest Blog Posts

On the wrong day at the wrong beach, swimming could make you sick.

If we want to save the bees, we need science that documents their decline and illustrates the nature of the problem.

We saved the bald eagle from extinction. The next endangered species might not be so lucky.

Throughout our national network, staff and members have repeatedly won and defended standards that improve gas mileage and reduce pollution from cars and trucks. Now, some powerful voices are echoing our position.

In the first half of 2019 alone, six states took strong action to rein in plastic pollution.

Solar energy is more than just a cleaner way to power our lives.

Millions of Americans are worried about toxic PFAS chemicals that have contaminated their drinking water. The federal government is finally responding to their concerns.

New car buyers who want to do their part on climate change will have more incentive to buy electric if a new bill becomes law.

The idea that Americans should enjoy more and better-maintained parks, wildlife refuges, hiking trails and ball fields is earning bipartisan support.

New legislation would permanently protect Alaska's Tongass National Forest—the nation's largest—and the bears, moose, eagles and other wildlife that call it home.