Seattle, WA – Governor Inslee signed the Reusable Bag Bill Wednesday, which will ban single-use plastic grocery bags statewide. The legislation, which goes into effect on Jan 1, 2021, bans retailers from giving out single-use plastic carryout bags and requires an 8-cent charge for other bags.
UC Berkeley becomes biggest American university to fully commit to clean energy
The Student PIRGs and Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.
Last Fall’s Election was a whirlwind. One thing we should all be excited about is that in California, we continue to push the envelope in protecting the environment. We’re so happy that California’s citizens voted to uphold the ban on single-use… Read more
After the EPA made their historic announcement for the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution, the National Mining Association started airing deceptive radio ads about our electricity bills nearly doubling. Here’s how you can take action today to stand up for stopping global warming.
Today, the State Department released an environmental impact statement on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport tar sands from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Just this week, President Obama reiterated his commitment to tackling global warming. Secretary of… Read more
Just moments ago the LA City Council voted to ban single use plastic bags – listening to the voices of students and community members who support protecting the ocean and reducing plastic pollution.
There are lots of ways to help the environment today (and every day).