News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. Senate votes to make major investment in America’s public lands

"This bill reflects what we all know -- protecting and enhancing our public lands is an essential part of the American ethos. By locking in $900 million a year for outdoor projects, plus providing a short-term infusion of money to address maintenance issues, the Senate is reaffirming that commitment to the natural world."

News Release | Environment America

U.S. Senate one step closer to a major investment in America’s public lands

“We’re a step closer to finally, fully funding America’s best conservation and recreation program. This bill is a big deal -- it’s $900 million a year, plus a short-term infusion of money to fix the maintenance issues that keep Americans from fully enjoying our public lands.” 

News Release | Environment America

STATEMENT: Trump decision to strip protections from New England’s Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is totally misguided

The last thing we need is to remove protections from one of the few marine habitats that is currently protected from direct human impacts. The centuries-old coral and the endangered whales, dolphins and other ocean life protected by this monument are fragile and irreplaceable. To allow commercial fishing in this vital marine monument would put so many remarkable species at further risk.

News Release | Environment Maine

New Dirty Water Rule puts Sebago Lake and Maine’s drinking water at risk

PORTLAND -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have now revoked federal protection for thousands of waterways in Maine, as published today in the Federal Register.  With our ecosystems and drinking water at stake, Environment Maine will challenge this Dirty Water Rule in court.

News Release | Environment America

Sustainability experts celebrate Earth Day with “fossil fuel free” investing online panel

New York Times contributor Tim Gray moderated a Facebook Live panel viewed by hundreds, featuring Bill McKibben of 350.org and Leslie Samuelrich of Green Century Capital Management. These experts discussed how many environmentally inclined Americans have added fossil fuel free investing to the set of tools they use to protect the Earth.

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