Cities can lead the solar energy revolution

By | Bret Fanshaw
Solar Program Coordinator

Without federal clean energy leadership, local governments will need to pick up the slack.

2016 air pollution data for Texas

By | Luke Metzger
Director

Today we released Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?, which examines air pollution data for 2015. We also obtained preliminary data from the EPA for 2016 (the data will officially be considered final on May 1, but we expect few if any changes). So how did Texas metro areas stack up? In general, air pollution improved in Texas in 2016, with a few exceptions. There were more smoggy days in Houston and more sooty days in El Paso, Brownsville and McAllen (increases italicized below).

Call your representative and senators every day. Here's how.

By | Margie Alt
Executive Director, Environment America

There’s a lot unfolding in Washington, D.C., right now, and you may be wondering: “What can I do to voice my concerns?”

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