Category: Environment Missouri

Statement: Infrastructure must be a good deal for our health

A bipartisan group of senators met Tuesday afternoon to prepare for a vote planned Wednesday on a $1.2 trillion Bipartisan…

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Statement: New bill offers big boost for America’s wildlife conservation

Sens. Roy Blunt, a Republican from Missouri, and Martin Heinrich, a Democrat from New Mexico, introduced on Tuesday the Recovering…

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Statement: House passes landmark water and transportation bill to restore and enhance U.S. infrastructure

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a legislative package on Thursday that would improve water infrastructure, protect drinking water, and…

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Statement: Target’s new plastic packaging goal is a step in the right direction

The Fortune 50 retailer Target announced a new goal Tuesday to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20 percent by 2025 across…

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House panel advances fix-it-first, carbon-conscious approach to transportation

In a bipartisan vote, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment…

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Statement: Bipartisan bill a big leap forward for America’s clean water infrastructure

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 (H.R. 1915) on…

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Statement: Activist investors pick up third Exxon board seat

WASHINGTON — After a surprise win last week, activist investors have picked up a third ExxonMobil board seat, according to…

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Statement: Senate transportation bill includes key $350 million to fund wildlife crossings

The Senate Environment and Public Works committee will mark up a bipartisan transportation bill on Wednesday that includes $350 million…

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Statement: Department of Interior moves closer to monumental American conservation commitment

In an important step forward for America’s public lands and waters, the Department of Interior published a report Thursday setting…

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Lawmakers and public push Whole Foods to put “Planet Over Plastic” at upcoming annual meeting

AUSTIN, Texas —  Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Student PIRG sent 59,000 petitions and…

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Statement: Biden moves toward allowing states to return to setting stricter vehicle emission standards

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Monday it would begin to undo the Trump administration’s attempt to block states such…

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