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University of Massachusetts Amherst commits to 100 percent renewable energy

The University of Massachusetts added to the Earth Day festivities Friday when Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced that the state’s flagship public university will power its campus entirely with renewable energy by 2032.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: $6 billion in subsidies for distressed nuclear plants are misguided

Tapping into $6 billion in subsidies passed as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Department of Energy launched a program on Tuesday to bail out the owners and operators of money-losing nuclear power plants.

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21,622 Americans call on The Home Depot to protect our forests | Sammy Herdman

The Home Depot has the opportunity to protect our climate, biodiversity and people. Consumers urge the company to step up.

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From Earth Day 1970 to 2022: A story of progress | Emma Searson

The rise of solar power since the first Earth Day is just one example of how far we’ve come

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News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Interactive map shows widespread lead contamination in schools drinking water

BOSTON -- Lead contamination of school drinking water is more pervasive than previously thought, according to testing data from across the nation published on Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund on a new interactive map. The groups urged public officials to take swift action to “get the lead out” of schools’ drinking water.

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