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 Minnesota

Minnesota’s new ‘Fix the Pipes’ alliance announces support for at least $300 million in water infrastructure funding

St. Paul, MN -- A new, nonpartisan alliance of legislative, city, business, labor, engineering and environmental leaders today called for the Minnesota Legislature to invest at least $300 million in water infrastructure projects that would provide clean drinking water, reduce pollution, improve public health, create approximately 7,200 jobs and generate a financial impact of $1.8 billion that would help revive COVID-19-ravaged local economies. 

News Release | Environment America

Sustainability experts celebrate Earth Day with “fossil fuel free” investing online panel

New York Times contributor Tim Gray moderated a Facebook Live panel viewed by hundreds, featuring Bill McKibben of 350.org and Leslie Samuelrich of Green Century Capital Management. These experts discussed how many environmentally inclined Americans have added fossil fuel free investing to the set of tools they use to protect the Earth.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Attorney General Ellison demands that EPA rescind pandemic polluter policy

Minneapolis, MN -- Yesterday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, demanding that the agency rescind its new policy suspending enforcement of key environmental laws during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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