News Release | Environment Nevada Research & Policy Center

New report shows how electrifying Nevada’s buildings could cut carbon emissions and transform our energy system

Nevada could see a critical reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and gas usage if it electrifies all of its buildings during the next 30 years, according to a new report released today by Environment Nevada Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President Biden to protect the Tongass National Forest

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a letter on Tuesday March 30,  to the Biden administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan

Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden's Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on infrastructure investments that will improve public health and the environment.

News Release | Environment Nevada

Nevada Organizations Support 'Right to Repair' Bill to Lower Barriers to Affordable Electronics Repair

CARSON CITY --- Today, nine Nevad advocacy groups sent a letter to members of the Nevada Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee urging their support of a ‘Right to Repair’ bill to lower unnecessary barriers to affordable electronics repair for Nevadans. The bill, AB 221, introduced by Assemblywoman Selena Torres, would require manufacturers selling consumer electronics products priced between $100 and $5,000 to make the mechanisms necessary to repair these devices and price them reasonably.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

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