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New England's Ocean Treasures - Fact Sheet (PDF)

Fact Sheet
Two of the nation’s most spectacular ocean areas lie off New England shores: Cashes Ledge and the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts. The two areas serve as vital refuges for a stunning diversity of ocean wildlife and habitats, including...

H.R. 2898: Summary of Key Environmental Threats - Fact Sheet (PDF)

Fact Sheet
On June 25, 2015, California's Representative Valadao introduced H.R. 2898. This controversial bill would undermine critical protections for our environment and other water users rather than provide actual “drought relief.” Further, this legislation would be a permanent change in law—it...

2015 Michigan Poll on Energy Issues (PDF)

A March, 2015 statewide survey finds that Michiganders are increasingly enthusiastic about energy efficiency and wind and solar power, which they see as creating jobs and having more positive than negative impacts on energy costs. Unsurprisingly, therefore, policy proposals which...

IN Fuel Efficiency Survey Key Findings (PDF)

Results of a survey conducted by Global Strategy Group and Public Opinion Strategies of Indiana residents’ perspectives on fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks.