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News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New “Voices for Clean Water” website highlights wide array of Americans speaking out against pollution threats

In response to a growing set of pollution threats and to mark today’s 47th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Environment America Research and Policy Center and the Clean Water for All coalition have launched  a new website -- “Voices for Clean Water” -- that  features photos and testimonials from a wide array of individuals from across America. They included business owners, faith leaders, public health experts and people who love to swim, hike, kayak or just drink clean water.

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News Release | Environment America

EPA’s proposed lead rule fails to ensure safe drinking water

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposal to update to the federal Lead and Copper Rule. As proposed, EPA’s long-awaited update to the Lead and Copper Rule falls far short of the decisive action needed to “get the lead out” of our drinking water. And in a few critical provisions, the proposed rule could even take us backwards.  

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Report | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise 2019

Clean energy is sweeping across America and is poised for more dramatic growth in the coming years.

Wind turbines and solar panels were novelties ten years ago; today, they are everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. Energy-saving LED light bulbs cost $40 apiece as recently as 2010; today, they cost a few dollars at the hardware store. Just a few years ago, electric vehicles seemed a far-off solution to decarbonize our transportation system; now, they have broken through to the mass market.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

New study shows a decade of progress positions New Mexico to take clean energy to the next level

Since 2009, New Mexico has 388 times the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, and four times as much wind power production, according to a new report released today by Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment New Mexico

New Mexico House of Representatives approves landmark legislation to tackle climate change

A groundbreaking renewable energy bill heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk.

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