News Release | Environment Florida

New report: By electrifying all its buildings, Florida could reap some of the highest health and climate benefits in the country

Florida ranks 10th in the nation for potential reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report released by Environment Florida Research & Policy Center, Florida PIRG Education Fund, and Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

University of Florida Student Government passes 5th resolution calling on administration to commit to 100 percent renewable energy

Senators from the University of Florida’s student government association unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday evening calling for the university to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2040.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President Biden to protect the Tongass National Forest

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a letter on Tuesday March 30,  to the Biden administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

News Release | Environment Florida

Statement: Piney Point wastewater release threatens the health of Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. - The controlled release of contaminated wastewater from the retired Piney Point phosphate production plant could spell environmental catastrophe for Tampa Bay.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan

Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden's Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on infrastructure investments that will improve public health and the environment.