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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Interior Department proposes first offshore California wind lease sales

The Department of the Interior has announced the first proposed lease sales for wind power off the shore of California and the United States’ West Coast. 

News Release | Environment Georgia

Environment Georgia’s clean water associate named a rising green leader in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA–Environment Georgia is proud to recognize their Clean Water Associate, Jennifer Duenas who was featured as a next generation green leader in an article by Reporter Newspapers  and Atlanta Intown.The article highlights eight young professionals that are working to protect Atlanta’s environment and residents.

News Release | Environment Georgia

Environment Georgia’s clean water associate named a rising green leader in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA–Environment Georgia is proud to recognize their Clean Water Associate, Jennifer Duenas who was featured as a next generation green leader in an article by Reporter Newspapers  and Atlanta Intown.The article highlights eight young professionals that are working to protect Atlanta’s environment and residents.

News Release | Environment America and Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: The Home Depot shareholders take first step to protect forests

A majority of The Home Depot shareholders voted on Thursday to take a first step toward reducing the hardware giant's forest footprint. The resolution, introduced by Green Century Capital Management°, Environment America’s affiliated socially responsible mutual fund company, requests that “Home Depot issue a report assessing if and how it could increase the scale, pace, and rigor of its efforts to eliminate deforestation and the degradation of primary forests in its supply chains.” This action comes a month after The Home Depot’s chief rival, Lowe’s, voluntarily committed to undertaking similar measures. 

News Release | Environment America

In a victory for marine life, climate, Biden administration cancels three oil leases in ocean waters

WASHINGTON – Taking action to protect ocean wildlife and U.S. coasts, the Biden administration on Wednesday ditched plans for three offshore oil and gas lease sales.

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