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News Release | Environment Nevada Research & Policy Center

New study ranks Las Vegas the no. 2 U.S. city for per capita solar

Las Vegas ranked no. 2 in the U.S. for installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity per capita in the latest edition of the Environment Nevada Research & Policy Center’s report Shining Cities: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy. The report, which is the eighth edition of America’s most comprehensive survey of installed solar PV capacity in major U.S. cities, designates Las Vegas a ‘Solar Superstar,’ meaning it boasts 100 or more watts of solar PV capacity installed per capita. 

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21,622 Americans call on The Home Depot to protect our forests | Sammy Herdman

The Home Depot has the opportunity to protect our climate, biodiversity and people. Consumers urge the company to step up.

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From Earth Day 1970 to 2022: A story of progress | Emma Searson

The rise of solar power since the first Earth Day is just one example of how far we’ve come

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News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Interactive map shows widespread lead contamination in schools drinking water

BOSTON -- Lead contamination of school drinking water is more pervasive than previously thought, according to testing data from across the nation published on Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund on a new interactive map. The groups urged public officials to take swift action to “get the lead out” of schools’ drinking water.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Clean schools program means cleaner, healthier future

Vice President Kamala Harris will announce on Monday a clean schools infrastructure program, which features grant funding for public school energy upgrades, money for electric school buses, and investments in rural schools.

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