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News Release | Environment America

The U.S. House approved a bipartisan measure today to protect America’s water and air from toxic “forever chemicals” best known by the acronym PFAS. The PFAS Action Act (H.R. 535) passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 247–159. Environment America has long advocated for stronger protections on PFAS as part of its No Toxics On Tap campaign.

News Release | Environment Nevada

Following lengthy negotiations, this week Congress handed down final passage of fiscal 2020 spending to fund the government, including much needed federal funding for conservation. The finalized budget allocates $495 million to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a critical conservation program that provides grant funding to parks, forests and recreation areas that Americans enjoy every day. Although the new budget reflects a modest increase from the previous year, it comes well short of fully funding the program’s mandate. 

News Release | Environment America

The U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan measure today compelling the Pentagon to stop using PFAS-containing firefighting foams by 2024. Both chambers of Congress have now approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the President is expected to sign into law before the end of the year. Negotiators notably omitted provisions to address PFAS pollution under Superfund and the Clean Water Act, both of which passed unanimously in the House bill.

News Release | Environment America

Two major environmental organizations are calling on Congress today to come back to the negotiating table to protect the public from toxic “forever chemicals.” Environment America and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) denounced the recent decision by lawmakers to 

Blog Post

When Oxford Dictionaries chooses “climate emergency” as the word of the year for 2019, you know things are changing. Our children are inheriting a world vastly different and 

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Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Nevada has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.