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.
As California gears up for solar on every roof, mayors around the state and country continue to strongly support clean solar power. In a letter released today by Environment California Research & Policy Center, 14 California mayors joined a bipartisan group of more than 250 U.S. municipal leaders from all 50 U.S. states and one territory in support of solar energy.
Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment California Research & Policy Center, CALPIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.
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