News Release | Environment America

Clock starts on Dirty Water Rule 60-day comment period

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publish its proposed replacement for the Clean Water Rule in the Federal Register on Feb. 14, initiating the 60-day public comment period. Considering the Dirty Water Rule would strip federal protections from thousands of waterways across the country, the EPA is giving Americans an astonishingly brief opportunity to speak out on the most sweeping attack on clean water in recent memory.

News Release | Environment America

Remembering John Dingell

A personal remembrance from Katie Murtha, who serves as vice president of federal government affairs for U.S. PIRG and Environment America, both members of The Public Interest Network. Katie was formerly chief of staff for U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who passed away Thursday.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Our nation can and must go 100% renewable

Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) introduced a Congressional resolution yesterday calling on the federal government to create a Green New Deal. Environment Massachusetts State Director Ben Hellerstein issued the following statement.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

New report highlights how toxic “accidents waiting to happen” threaten U.S. waterways

Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, MASSPIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Majority of legislators back transition to 100% renewable energy by 2045

A majority of state legislators have endorsed bills to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.