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News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Most of the nation’s nearly half a million school buses run on diesel fuel, producing harmful emissions that children are forced to breathe.

Report | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Transitioning to electric school buses would provide numerous benefits to communities and the environment, including improving children’s health and reducing air and noise pollution, as well as reducing the disproportionate burden that this pollution places on underserved communities.[iii] Electric school buses have the potential to bring even greater benefits if they are equipped wit

Blog Post

Legislators in Missouri and Colorado have just approved bills requiring remediation when lead in schools' drinking water exceeds 5 parts per billion (ppb). The new limits are a step in the right direction, and they come on the wake of our updated map showing widespread lead contamination of schools' water across the country.  

News Release | Environment America

In response to a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century Capital Management°, Environment America and PIRG’s affiliated socially responsible mutual fund company, the grocery retailer Kroger* has committed to setting science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its full value chain, including its operations and its supply chains.

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.