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Happy 50th Birthday, EPA

PerspectivesUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
We’ve seen you at your best and, currently, at your absolute worst. But things are looking up for you again—just when we need you the most.

How to Design Building Electrification Programs that Work

Expert BlogAlejandra Mejia Cunningham
As policymakers in several states realize the importance of efficient electrification of the country’s buildings to fight climate change, the next question that needs answering is how to help Americans upgrade to healthier, more efficient appliances that are powered with…

Saving Laguna San Ignacio: 20 Years and Counting

Expert BlogJoel Reynolds
The defeat in March 2000 of Mitsubishi’s proposal to industrialize the last undisturbed breeding and calving lagoon of the Pacific gray whale remains one of the great environmental successes in history.

Trump EPA Refuses to Ban Pesticide—Where’s California?

Expert BlogCaliforniaMiriam Rotkin-Ellman

California’s agricultural communities are continuing to sound the alarm for the health of their children, as a promised statewide ban on chlorpyrifos—a pesticide that harms children’s brains—has yet to go into effect.

The List: Scott Pruitt's Lies & Distortions—So Far

Expert BlogJake Thompson
When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday morning, it’s likely his penchant to lie about his ethical problems and mischaracterize his dangerous agenda will be front and center—again.