News Release | Environment America

Statement: Clean cars rollback will worsen climate crisis

As the unprecedented public health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus worsens, the Trump administration is nevertheless weakening clean car standards that protect our climate, our health and the future of our children and grandchildren. 

News Release | Environment Maine

Suspension of EPA enforcement during the Coronavirus puts our health at risk from polluters

Late Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new policy that  would suspend enforcement of key provisions of our nation’s environmental laws during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

News Release | Environment America

In addressing the coronavirus, Congress must not exacerbate the climate crisis

Congress is rushing to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to bail out industries affected by the measures being taken to stem the spread and severity of the coronavirus. But in putting out one fire, our leaders must not pour gasoline on another -- namely, global warming. Taxpayer dollars should not be spent bailing out industries that are accelerating climate change. Any bailout funding must require industries to reduce their carbon emissions and other pollution.

News Release | Environment Maine Research and Policy Center

New report provides roadmap for Maine to achieve carbon-free transportation

Portland, ME – The transportation sector is the largest source of global warming pollution in Maine. But a new report from Environment Maine Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group describes how Maine can build a zero-carbon transportation future - all while cleaning our air and creating safer, healthier communities.

News Release | Environment Maine

Grohoski’s bill to support Maine’s bee population by reducing pesticides advances

A bill which would restrict homeowner use of bee-killing pesticides in Maine earned approval from the Legislature's Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Committee on Thursday.

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