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Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposal to update to the federal Lead and Copper Rule. As proposed, EPA’s long-awaited update to the Lead and Copper Rule falls far short of the decisive action needed to “get the lead out” of our drinking water. And in a few critical provisions, the proposed rule could even take us backwards.
The video provides visceral imagery of the suffering caused by single-use plastic. Marine animals, like this turtle, ...do not deserve to suffer extraordinary pain because of the vast quantities of disposable plastic products that end up in the sea.
Recently... I walked by the New England Aquarium’s outdoor seal tank. There, with her nose pressed to the glass, a little girl watched a very cute, very hilarious seal bobbing vertically in the water, about to sink to the bottom for a nap.
With “back to school” in full swing this week, Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund today are offering a free toolkit to Get the Lead Out of schools’ drinking water.
On the wrong day at the wrong beach, swimming could make you sick.
Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Maine has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.