Green groups push NPS to speed up ban on single-use plastics

by E&E News | August 10, 2022
E&E NEWS PM | A coalition of environmental groups today criticized the National Park Service for its plan to ban the sale of single-use plastics by the end of 2032, saying it “lacks urgency” and should instead be done within two years. If a new president is elected in 2024, the ...

Plastic-Free National Parks Are Needed Now

by | August 9, 2022
Drive Launched to Remove Plastic Bottles in Two – Not Ten –Years ...

Letter to Sec. Deb Haaland – Plastic Free Parks in Two Not Ten Years – 08-09-2022 (PDF) 

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DESCRIPTION: Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland to move up the Department of Interior/National Park Service plastic-free timeline from 10 years to 2 years TO: Secretary Deb Haaland FROM: PEER, Green Latinos and Beyond Plastics DATE: August 09, 2022 TAGS: NPS, Plastic Free Parks ...

‘Our community has been deceived’: Turf wars mount over PFAS

by E & E News | August 3, 2022
“Portsmouth is a really good example of [how] it’s really hard to put the horse back in the barn after the doors are open,” said Kyla Bennett, director of science policy at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who has worked with a number of environmental groups ...

Maryland must stop pretending that poultry waste is clean energy

by | August 2, 2022
In 2020, more than a third of Maryland’s “clean energy” dollars went to polluting energy sources, according to a report earlier this year by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. Setting goals for 100% clean energy is critical, but it must be married with appropriate ...