News Release | Environment America

Statement: Bank of America makes right choice by announcing they will not finance drilling in the Arctic

"The coastal plain of this iconic natural jewel is an irreplaceable area. It is home to endangered polar bears and the calving ground of the porcupine caribou herd. Considering the refuge’s unique role in the natural world, it would be a blundering error to finance the destruction of this precious habitat."

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Trump administration’s rush to open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling could be catastrophic

“America is transitioning to a new administration that has already pledged to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We are rapidly transitioning to renewable energy and clean transportation options. And yet this administration is attempting to ram through a backward looking proposal. We urge all oil companies to read the tea leaves and take a pass.” 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: The Trump administration is undermining wildly bipartisan conservation law

"This decision by the Trump administration is a big poke in the eye to the bipartisan coalition that worked together to pass the Great American Outdoors Act." 

News Release | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

Oregon groups urge Whole Foods: Put planet over plastic by eliminating plastic packaging

Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center, OSPIRG Foundation, OSPIRG Students and other nonprofits launched a campaign in Oregon on Tuesday calling on Whole Foods to change its practices on plastic packaging.

News Release | Environment Oregon

Statement: Trump administration officially pulls the U.S. out of the international Paris Agreement setting back climate progress

The Trump administration officially pulled the United States out of the international Paris Agreement on climate change Wednesday.  Although announced previously, the withdrawal could only be finalized as soon as the day after the presidential election.

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