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Rallies to save rooftop solar draw significant support

Hundreds of people took to the streets in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Thursday to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to keep rooftop solar growing in the state. Ralliers are calling on Gov. Newsom to direct the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to revisit a preliminary decision made in December that drastically cuts the state’s solar energy incentive program. Environment America’s President Wendy Wendlandt spoke at the event in Los Angeles and Environment California State Director Laura Deehan spoke at the San Francisco rally.

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New Report: President Biden’s first year in office marks progress on numerous environmental fronts

Following years of rollbacks, President Joe Biden began his term nearly a year ago amidst unprecedented environmental and public health challenges. Despite these obstacles, his administration has made significant strides toward restoring lost environmental protections and confronting daunting threats to our climate and public health, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Department of the Interior launches analysis of wind power generation off California, Gulf Coast

The U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Tuesday that it is moving forward with environmental assessments (EA) of two coastal areas to evaluate the effects of hosting offshore wind activities. 

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10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic | Elizabeth DiSanto

The national chain prides itself on being a green grocer, but is falling short. Here are 10 steps that Whole Foods should take to be more sustainable in the new year.

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Escaping fossil fuel dependence: Investing in electric vehicles paves the way for cleaner air | Benjamin Grundy

Two months after Amplify Energy’s pipeline leaked about 25,000 gallons of oil into the ocean, Huntington Beach, or Surf City, USA officials have discovered another new oil sheen just off the coast. The unwelcome return of oil to the orange county coastline serves as a reminder that oil infrastructure places our environment at risk.

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