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Reports: EPA fails to make drinking water safe from toxic PFAS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not establish federal limits in drinking water for two prevalent toxic chemicals. The agency’s forthcoming management plan for combatting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) lacks safeguards on PFOA and PFOS, two of the best-understood toxic PFAS chemicals. These chemicals have contaminated drinking water from Michigan to North Carolina. In refusing to set limits for PFAS, EPA is abdicating its core mission to protect human health.

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A new wave of legislation against offshore drilling | Kelsey Lamp

Earlier this month, a group of legislators from both coasts signed onto a wave of eight bills in Congress aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan.

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City of Washington, D.C., makes the nation’s boldest renewable energy commitment yet

America's capital city is going 100 percent renewable by 2032.

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'It's up to all of us': In wake of dire National Climate Assessment, our network points to solutions

As America's top climate scientists sounded the alarm on climate change, Environment North Carolina and our national network focused on solutions.

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Congress reaches agreement on a Farm Bill that doesn't undermine environmental protections

Months of negotiation and advocacy kept Congress' massive agriculture bill from being a disaster for the environment.

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