News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: $6 billion in subsidies for distressed nuclear plants are misguided

Tapping into $6 billion in subsidies passed as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Department of Energy launched a program on Tuesday to bail out the owners and operators of money-losing nuclear power plants.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden restores robust public and environmental review for infrastructure projects

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday stronger public and environmental review requirements under a bedrock environmental law, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The move reversed a rollback by the Trump administration of the requirements, which had limited public review of federal infrastructure projects in an effort to shove through the permitting of new freeways, fossil fuel power plants and pipelines.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Statement: Senators should vote for Better Buildings

The Massachusetts Senate will consider a climate change bill today, along with more than 150 amendments filed by senators on a wide range of topics.

The Better Buildings amendments, #7 and #8, introduced by Sen. Becca Rausch, would require the owners of large buildings — like hospitals, universities, office buildings, and large apartment complexes — to disclose their energy use and make their buildings more energy-efficient over time.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Statement: Senate takes an important step for Better Buildings

A bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate today would require the owners of large buildings — like hospitals, universities, office buildings, and large apartment complexes — to disclose their energy use each year.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Clean schools program means cleaner, healthier future

Vice President Kamala Harris will announce on Monday a clean schools infrastructure program, which features grant funding for public school energy upgrades, money for electric school buses, and investments in rural schools.

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