News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report outlines how electric school buses could speed transition to clean electric grid

U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group are releasing a new report examining how the transition to electric school buses, in addition to keeping diesel exhaust out of developing lungs, could help speed up the expansion of clean energy by providing a critical source of reliable battery storage. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA restores California’s ability to limit pollution from cars, trucks

To promote clean air and expedite a reduction of transportation emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday that it’s reinstating California’s clean cars waiver.

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Sen. Martin Heinrich and expert panel conclude that we need to transition to clean energy in our homes

Environment America and U.S. PIRG hosted a webinar Wednesday, which featured opening words from Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and a panel of home electrification experts discussing the benefits and process of switching to clean electric technologies

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Statement: Federal electric truck, bus investments help to slash air pollution, reduce climate emissions

Vice President Kamala Harris announced several initiatives to reduce diesel pollution from buses and trucks. Federal funding will now be available for electric transit buses and school buses, cleaner port vehicles and more. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule to reduce pollution from heavy-duty trucks that will accelerate the deployment of zero-emission technology.

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Statement: United Nations agree to framework for historic treaty to reduce global plastic pollution

"Whales, sea turtles, birds and, in fact, all nature on our planet have suffered long enough. It’s time to go big, to go global.”