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Report | Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center

Electric vehicles (EVs) are ready to deliver a future of clean transportation. However, in order to facilitate mass adoption, Rhode Island needs more public charging infrastructure. Local, state and federal policies can make EV charging accessible and easy.

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Environment America Research and Policy Center

Today, one in five Americans lives within just three miles of a Superfund toxic waste site. Contaminants of concern at these sites include arsenic, lead, mercury, benzene, dioxin, and other hazardous chemicals that may increase the risk of cancer, reproductive problems, birth defects, and other serious illnesses. Cleanup can take a decade or more, and decreased funding over the last 20 years has led to slower cleanups.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

As “National Hurricane Preparedness Week” kicks off, many communities across the United States are still dealing with the devastating effects of last year’s record-shattering Atlantic hurricane season. 

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

AUSTIN, Texas --  Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Student PIRG sent 59,000 petitions and a letter signed by more than 40 state lawmakers Thursday to Whole Foods urging them to put planet over plastic.

News Release | Environment America

In an important step forward for America’s public lands and waters, the Department of Interior published a report Thursday setting out the process to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands, waters and oceans by 2030.

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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.