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Victory for Newport's harbor and beaches.

Newport’s harbor and beaches are on the road to recovery after years of illegal pollution from Middletown and Newport. In 2007 our staff joined local citizens to file a Clean Water Act citizens’ suit against the towns to stop their pollution. In 2010 and 2011, we won strong settlements requiring the towns to clean up their act.

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From Fresno to Dearborn to Pittsburgh, Americans stand up for clean cars

With the country's Clean Cars standards at stake, Americans turned out to stand up for cleaner air and a more stable climate.

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U.S. Senate holds first hearing on brewing water contamination crisis

They're used in products from non-stick pans to water-resistant clothing—and now these toxic chemicals are showing up in our drinking water.

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Coalition delivers 800,000 public comments to save the Endangered Species Act

Hundreds of thousands of Americans just sent a resounding message in support of one of our nation's most effective conservation laws.

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California commits to 100 percent renewable electricity

On Sept. 10, California took a big step toward the bright side of history.

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News Release | Environment America

Environment America helps citizens take charge of energy use for Energy Efficiency Day

Environment America is releasing a new guide and interactive website to help Americans conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses. Published on Energy Efficiency Day, with colder autumn and winter months looming, the energy-saving recommendations in Environment America’s guide can help us tackle our waste problem.

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