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 | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

70 GROUPS SUPPORT ACTION TO GET LEAD OUT OF SCHOOL DRINKING WATER BY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

After SDP announces plans to replace drinking fountains, groups share letter of support following advocacy and research by PennPIRG, PennEnvironment, and the Black Church Center for Justice and Equality

News Release | Environment America

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

Sixty-five percent of The Home Depot shareholders voted on Thursday to take a first step toward reducing the hardware giant's forest footprint. The proposal that passed directs the company to produce a report disclosing the company’s current impact on primary forests. The proposal also asks The Home Depot to determine steps it can take to eliminate both deforestation and degradation of primary forests from 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 | PennEnvironment

PennEnvironment applauds federal government, Allegheny County Health Department for lawsuit against U.S. Steel

PITTSBURGH – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) sued U.S. Steel on Monday for multiple violations of the Clean Air Act at the company’s Edgar Thomson Mill in Braddock. The incidents occurred from 2014 to 2017 and include violations at the facility’s blast furnaces, oxygen processing shop and baghouses.

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