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 Georgia

Coal Ash Bills Need Action on Crossover Day

Atlanta, GA - Time is running out to move important coal ash legislation at the Georgia General Assembly. March 12th or ‘Crossover Day’ is the deadline for a bill to pass out of the chamber in which it was introduced.

News Release | Environment Georgia

Record Number of Coal Ash Bills ‘Crossover’ in the Legislature

Atlanta, GA - Three pieces of legislation dealing with coal ash passed out of the Georgia House early on ‘Crossover Day,’ the deadline for a bill to pass out of the chamber in which it was introduced.

News Release | Environment Georgia

Environment Georgia Calls for 100% Renewable Energy

Atlanta, Georgia -- 2019 closed with four Georgia cities committed to 100% clean energy and today Environment Georgia joined allies around the country in calling for broader efforts to reach state wide commitments to 100 percent clean renewable energy in Georgia and beyond.

News Release | Environment Georgia

New Dirty Water Rule puts Georgia’s rivers and drinking water at risk

[Atlanta, GA] - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today finalized a rule that leaves half the nation’s wetlands and thousands of streams -- which help provide millions of Americans with drinking water -- without the federal protection of the Clean Water Act.

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