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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Washington

Trump administration announces repeal of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

On Monday, October 9, the Trump administration announced that it plans to repeal the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, our best climate program to limit carbon pollution from dirty power plants. Environment Washington Director Bruce Speight released the following statement in response.

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Blog Post

Putting the pedal to the metal for the climate

In 1908, Henry Ford introduced the Model T. Suddenly, affordable, mass-produced, internal combustion engine cars were within the financial reach of Americans.

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News Release | Environment America

Just-Passed House Budget Threatens our Health, Our Environment And The Pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. House of Representatives just passed a 2018 budget. In response, Environment America D.C. Office Director Anna Aurilio issued the following statement: "The just-passed House budget threatens the health of our environment and our families. In addition to drastic cuts in some of the programs most vital to protecting America's air and water and our families' health. Adding insult to injury, the House budget also included instructions to the House Natural Resources Committee aimed ultimately at allowing drilling in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge."

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Report | Environment Washington

Less Shelter from the Storm

This new study analyzed the FY 2018 budget proposed by President Trump in the spring of 2017 and the current House and Senate appropriations bills and their impact on programs that protect communities from storm-related impacts, such as flooding, sewage overflows, and leaks from toxic waste sites.

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News Release | Environment Washington

Less Shelter from the Storm

After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria recently pummeled our coasts, Environment Washington warned that pending budget proposals from the Trump administration and Congress threaten key programs that protect our communities from storm-related impacts. The new study documents threats to programs that prevent or curb flooding, sewage overflows and leaks from toxic waste sites. 

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