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Preparing for Hurricanes: Infrastructure & Our Health

Expert BlogUnited StatesJuanita Constible

To be truly climate-smart and protective of our health, infrastructure policies and projects need to account for the inequitable burdens of disruptions such as power outages.

This Is the Moment to Reimagine Public Transportation

Expert BlogAmanda Eaken
COVID-19 has changed many aspects of life, including the way we move through our neighborhoods. The pandemic has forced us to reimagine peoples relationship to streets with many cities launching "healthy streets" or "open streets" to allow for more land…

Fifty Years After 1969: How Far Have We Come?

Expert BlogJon Devine
This week in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts traveled to and walked on the moon. That same year, the Stonewall Uprising galvanized a civil rights movement that continues today. President Nixon was inaugurated. The first episode of “Sesame Street” aired. And…

Scott Pruitt’s Shameless Rejection of Sound Science

Press Release
WASHINGTON - Administrator Scott Pruitt said today that the Environmental Protection Agency would eliminate privacy protections on those who take part in health and scientific studies and mandate that all the information undergirding the research used by the agency be…

NY Anti-Wind Bill Could Hurt Clean Energy Economy

Expert BlogSneha Ayyagari, Jackson Morris
The New York State Assembly should reject Assembly Bill A.9053A, which would unfairly prohibit state funding for wind power facilities in six large areas near the Fort Drum military reservation in Jefferson County, New York. This bill is completely unnecessary…

Legislation Introduced to Remedy Diablo Canyon Decision

Expert BlogPeter Miller
The California Senate majority leader today joined with an Republican Assemblymember to introduce bipartisan legislation to remedy multiple shortcomings in the recent California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision related to the retirement and replacement of California’s last nuclear power plant.