Clean Air Act

Weekly News Roundup: A Huge Win for Wildlife and more!

  |   June 6, 2014

On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed rules that would put limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Issued under the Clean Air Act, the rule will give states …

Landmark EPA Rule Promises to Spur Renewable Energy for Wildlife

Today is a momentous day for the future of the planet.  For the first time, rules have been proposed to put meaningful limits on the largest source of carbon pollution: our …

Good News for Polar Bears: Momentum Growing for Climate Action

Protecting the future of Arctic wildlife, from polar bears to seals and Arctic foxes, requires commitment to large-scale action—and recently, that’s exactly what we’ve been seeing from the White House. National …

EPA Holds Hearing on New Carbon Pollution Standard

Yesterday, I joined hundreds of people in taking to the podium here in Washington, D.C. in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide pollution emitted from power plants. I spoke …

Moose in the Snow

Governors Stepping Up to Protect Wildlife from Carbon Pollution

Long a leader on environmental issues, the Northeast is stepping up once again. On December 2nd, Governors from nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states sent a letter to the Environmental Protection …

Testifying for Wildlife and Climate Action

Earlier today, I testified at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listening session in Washington, DC  to provide input on the agency’s plans to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. I spoke …

Atlantic puffins in Latrabjarg, Iceland

Help Curb Carbon from Coal

Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for your input on a proposal to limit carbon pollution from new coal-fired power plants. Their proposal would stop any new power …

Supreme Court Clears Way for Power Plant Climate Pollution Standards

The Supreme Court cleared the path for EPA to move forward with updates to clean air standards that place meaningful limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the largest source …

5 Reasons You Should Be Excited About the President’s Plan to Confront Climate Change

The evidence is clear—climate change is already having an impact on wildlife, transforming our communities and landscapes across America.  Drought and fires are ravaging our Western landscapes; floods and storms …

Thanks Maine Senators Collins and King for Climate Vote

Buried among the hundreds of budget votes that the Senate took were some grains of hope that Congress may get its head out of the sand on confronting climate change. …

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