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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new interpretation of the Clean Water Act on Monday that fails to protect against pollution that passes through groundwater before reaching our waterways. The EPA is grossly misinterpreting the Clean Water Act and putting our waters at risk by opening loopholes for pollution. This change would leave the public vulnerable to toxic pollution, as our current law
Solar power is expanding rapidly. The United States now has over 60 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed – enough to power nearly one in every 11 homes in America.1 Hundreds of thousands of Americans have invested in solar energy and millions more are ready to join them.
Portland ranked 25th nationwide for solar energy capacity per capita, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun. The results come from the sixth edition of Shining Cities: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy, a new report released today by Environment Maine Research & Policy Center. It is the most comprehensive survey available of installed solar capacity in major U.S. cities.
The Trump administration is moving to weaken a rule that protects Americans from mercury, arsenic and other toxic emissions. Our staff are having none of it.
Here's a not-so-bright idea: The Trump administration's latest environmental rollback would get rid of our country's most effective energy-saving policy.
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.