News Release | Environment America

Environmental groups urge Congress back to the table on PFAS

Two major environmental organizations are calling on Congress today to come back to the negotiating table to protect the public from toxic “forever chemicals.” Environment America and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) denounced the recent decision by lawmakers to drop critical protections against these chemicals from the National Defense Authorization Act.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

New report: Offshore drilling could bring onshore damages to Massachusetts

Drilling for oil off of the coast of Massachusetts could have significant negative impacts onshore, according to a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Students advocate for 100% renewable commitment

Student activists gathered at the State House today in support of powering Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

102 groups urge EPA to rein in meat and poultry processing plant pollution

Environment America Research & Policy Center is submitting comments on behalf of 102 organizations today, urging the Environmental Protection Agency to dramatically reduce the massive levels of pollution dumped by agribusiness facilities into America’s waterways. The comments are in response to the agency’s decision not to update permit standards for meat and poultry plants -- despite the Clean Water Act’s requirement to do so.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts applauds State Senate for passing plastic bag ban

“It’s time to shift away from single-use plastic, and this vote is an important step forward. Nothing we use for a few minutes should be allowed to pollute our waterways and threaten our wildlife for hundreds of years."

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