Air quality in southern California is some of the worst in the U.S. The Los Angeles Daily News reports on our analysis in Trouble in the Air.
PFAS, or "forever chemicals," are used in non-stick pans, paper products, textiles, firefighting foam, electronics and other products. However, PFAS are dangerous for public health. Nearly indestructible in the environment, PFAS can cause kidney cancer, thyroid disruption, reduced responses to vaccination and other health problems. The Threat of "Forever Chemicals" documents the presence of these chemicals in Maryland and the risk they pose, and recommends steps for Maryland to protect public health and the environment.
In parts of the country, the drop in transportation-related emissions due to the stay-at-home orders of 2020 didn't put an end to air quality issues. The Las Vegas Sun looks at our report Trouble in the Air and examines what that meant for Nevada.
New England has the offshore wind resources to supply its electricity needs many times over. Yahoo News reports on our latest research and describes how offshore wind plans for the region may be about to take off.
Tony Dutzik joined John Stout of U.S. PIRG to write a Business Insider op-ed on why it's so important that Pete Buttigieg's controversial by-the-mile driving tax proposal "has helped to spark a new conversation."