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Clean Air and Water

Traffic fell and deaths rose on America's roads during a pandemic-challenged 2020. That should make us think long and hard about what really matters in...

Mar 9, 2021 Blog Post

Continuing our series on MPAs around the world, we look at how protection of an “ecological crossroads” in the Gulf of Mexico has been instrumental...

Feb 25, 2021 Blog Post

In the Pacific Ocean, America’s largest Marine National Monument has rescued some of the world’s most endangered species from the brink of extinction.

Feb 24, 2021 Blog Post

In the first of our series of posts exploring the experience of marine protected areas around the world, we focus on the MPAs off the...

Feb 22, 2021 Blog Post

Energy leasing on U.S. public lands makes these lands a major contributor to the country’s greenhouse gas emissions - but it doesn’t have to be...

Dec 7, 2020 Blog Post
An infrastructure plan to make our families and communities safer, healthier and more resilient

The transition to new leadership in Washington, D.C., creates the opportunity for the nation to turn the page in a new year -- not just...

Nov 24, 2020 Report

What happens when policymakers prioritize highway ribbon cutting ceremonies over repairs to critical infrastructure?

Sep 22, 2020 Blog Post

To keep swimmers safe, communities across the country have undertaken efforts to tackle pollution at beaches. Community efforts to reduce pollution have included investing in...

Aug 21, 2020 Blog Post

Yesterday we released the 2020 edition of our report Safe for Swimming? , which finds that, all too often, there are unsafe levels of pollution...

Jul 24, 2020 Blog Post
Pollution at Our Beaches and How to Prevent It

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972, set the goal of making all of our waterways safe for swimming. Nearly a half-century later, Americans visiting...

Jul 22, 2020 Report

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