News Release | Environment America

Congress holds first hearing on PFAS contamination

This morning, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment will hold the first congressional hearing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that have been contaminating drinking water in communities across the country.

News Release | Environment America

University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025

California’s flagship public university system, with 238,000 students across 10 campuses, will run completely on electricity from clean, renewable energy by 2025, the University of California Office of the President announced today. The announcement, a first from one of the nation’s largest public university systems, builds on commitments from the UC system to mitigate climate change and meet carbon neutrality goals.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Local businesses urge sports teams to go 100% renewable

It’s time for Boston’s sports teams to be champions of renewable energy, in addition to being champions on the field, according to local businesses.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

California’s renewable vow: 100% clean electricity by 2045

After a landmark vote by its state Assembly yesterday, California is poised to become the second state committed to generating 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources. Under Senate Bill 100, California will commit to a target of 100 percent clean electricity by 2045.  

News Release | Environment America

With wind at its back and sunny days ahead, California’s renewable energy bill passes state Senate

The California state Senate passed Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) by today, affirming the state Assembly’s vote yesterday. SB 100, which would put the state on a path to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources such as solar and wind by 2045, now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for his signature.

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