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Toxic 'Accidents Waiting to Happen' threaten waterways

It's like watching a bad horror movie: You know something awful is about to happen, and the only questions are when, where and how bad it will be.

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Which colleges are leading the way to 100% renewable energy?

America's colleges and universities are riding the crest of the renewable energy wave.

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Ocean wildlife gain reprieve as offshore drilling plan delayed indefinitely

North Atlantic right whales and other marine wildlife are safe, at least for now, from a Trump administration plan to expand offshore drilling.

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News Release | Environment America

Rep. Mucarsel-Powell introduces bill to promote clean water, green infrastructure

U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell of Florida introduced a bill today that utilizes green infrastructure to prevent wastewater and stormwater pollution. This legislation, called the Water Infrastructure, Sustainability and Efficiency (WISE) Act, ensures federal money for clean water projects that promote green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency improvements and other environmentally innovative activities. It also advances a long-standing Environment America priority.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: Environment America endorses “Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act”

Five Congressmen introduced a bill this week to combat toxic drinking water pollution from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). While PFAS chemicals are putting the drinking water of millions of Americans at risk, EPA has failed to set a clear limit to drive cleanup of contaminated water. This bill would jump-start the process of creating an overall limit on PFAS in our drinking water. 

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