News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. Senate votes to make major investment in America’s public lands

"This bill reflects what we all know -- protecting and enhancing our public lands is an essential part of the American ethos. By locking in $900 million a year for outdoor projects, plus providing a short-term infusion of money to address maintenance issues, the Senate is reaffirming that commitment to the natural world."

News Release | Environment America

U.S. Senate one step closer to a major investment in America’s public lands

“We’re a step closer to finally, fully funding America’s best conservation and recreation program. This bill is a big deal -- it’s $900 million a year, plus a short-term infusion of money to fix the maintenance issues that keep Americans from fully enjoying our public lands.” 

News Release | Environment Nevada Research & Policy Center

Las Vegas places among top 10 cities for solar energy

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas came in 7th for solar energy capacity according to a new report that ranked the top solar cities throughout the country. Shining Cities 2020: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy found that Las Vegas was supplying more than 164 watts per person of solar energy to residents, edging out a host of larger cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, and Houston by the same metric. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA decision to undercut mercury pollution standards puts our health at risk

After months of protest, even from members of the industries the federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) keeps in check, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an action that defangs the regulations.

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