Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.
Whenever decisions that affect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the places we love are being made in Washington, our advocates are there to speak and act on your behalf and on behalf of the environment we all share.
In one of its final acts, the Trump administration struck down vital protections for Northern spotted owls: The administration opened up 3.4 million acres of their protected habitat for logging and other development.
When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.
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• alerts on new threats to North Carolina's environment
• opportunities to join other North Carolinians on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future