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At the urging of lawmakers and our national network, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a small step toward cleaning up our drinking water.

More than 10,000 Americans said "no" to plastic straws in February.

On February 20th, a group of 45 city and state decision makers and clean energy advocates joined us for our webinar, “What a Solar Homes Policy Could do for Your Community.” Environment America’s Go Solar Campaign Director Bret Fanshaw summarized the findings of our recent report, Solar Homes: The Next Step for Clean Energy. Representatives from the California Solar and Storage Association and the City of South Miami, Florida, then spoke to their communities’ successes in making solar the default on new construction through statewide and municipal Solar Homes policies, respectively.

Clean energy is coming to more of America's college and universities.

A key protection from mercury, arsenic and other toxic emissions is under attack.

Cities can do more to reverse bee die-offs than you might think.

New, bipartisan legislation could help clean up a major threat to our water.

Earlier this month, a group of legislators from both coasts signed onto a wave of eight bills in Congress aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan.

The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan that could jeopardize the drinking water of as many as one in three Americans.

Months of negotiation and advocacy kept Congress' massive agriculture bill from being a disaster for the environment.