“President Trump's order turns the mission of the Environmental Protection Agency on its head: Instead of protecting the drinking water sources for 1 in 3 Americans, he is telling the EPA to stop protecting these waters from polluters. It defies common sense, sound science and the will of the American people,” Adam Garber, PennEnvironment Deputy Director
[PHILADELPHIA, PA] - Businesses and local officials from Pennsylvania and across the country joined PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center in urging a federal court to uphold U.S. EPA’s Clean Water Rule. From outfitters to brewers to charter boat companies, many of these businesses depend on clean water for their livelihoods.
[HERSHEY, PA] — Hours prior to President-elect Trump’s visit to Pennsylvania for his “Thank You” tour, health professionals and faith leaders discussed the threat to Pennsylvanians posed by his cabinet nominees. They specifically highlighted the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, despite his denial of basic climate science.
With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network of fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast-growing pollution-free energy resource.