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President Biden’s first day actions signal a welcome change in direction for wild forest policy.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America, along with ten other public interest organizations, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit opposing the Trump administration’s unlawful decision to bypass updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5).

News Release | Environment America

President Joe Biden is expected to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline upon taking office, according to media reports. This order would override President Donald Trump’s attempts to speed up developmentof the pipeline, and it would put an end to construction efforts on the project. If completed, the pipeline would have disrupted sensitive ecosystems.

News Release | Environment America

AltEn, an ethanol plant in Mead, Neb.,  caused water and soil contamination in the surrounding farming community, according to an exposé from The Guardian newspaper. The facility reportedly accepted seeds treated with the class of bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics, from agricultural companies’ surpluses. 

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The consumer goods giant continues to make irresponsible use of the world’s forests.

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.