News Release | Environment America

Statement: Build Back Better Framework is great news for clean energy

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden released a framework of the Build Back Better Act Thursday after weeks of intense internal negotiations. The act, which will move through Congress via the budget reconciliation process, would make historic investments in clean energy, including 10 years of tax credits that could lower the costs of rooftop solar by 30% and bring down the cost of an electric vehicle by up to $12,500.

News Release | Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center

New report: Trouble in the Air: 7.6 million Georgians experienced over 65 days of polluted air in 2020

Atlanta, GA – Five urban centers and rural areas in Georgia, collectively home to over 7.6 million people, suffered through more than 65 days of elevated air pollution in 2020, according to a new report from Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center and the Frontier Group. Air pollution increases the risk of premature death, asthma attacks, cancer and other adverse health impacts, and causes 9,000 deaths every year in Georgia

News Release | Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center

New report: Trouble in the Air: 7.6 million Georgians experienced over 65 days of polluted air in 2020

Atlanta, GA – Five urban centers and rural areas in Georgia, collectively home to over 7.6 million people, suffered through more than 65 days of elevated air pollution in 2020, according to a new report from Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center and the Frontier Group. Air pollution increases the risk of premature death, asthma attacks, cancer and other adverse health impacts, and causes 9,000 deaths every year in Georgia

News Release | Environment Georgia

POLL: Majority of voters in Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux’s district support ‘Build Back Better’ plan, especially climate, clean energy provisions

(Atlanta, GA) — Up to $3.5 trillion in investments proposed in the Build Back Better Act now before Congress are getting strong support from voters in the suburban Atlanta congressional district of Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, according to a new survey. The poll reveals even stronger majorities for the Build Back Better Act’s climate and clean energy provisions.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden honors U.S. conservation legacy by restoring protections for Utah, New England monuments

President Joe Biden is expected to restore protections Friday for three national monuments. The original boundaries for two Utah areas, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, and the original protections for the U.S. Atlantic’s only marine monument, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, will be reinstated after being stripped during the Trump administration. 

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