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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Progress Report: President Biden’s First Year

Following years of rollbacks, President Joe Biden began his term nearly a year ago amidst unprecedented environmental and public health challenges. Despite these obstacles, his administration has made significant strides toward restoring lost environmental protections and confronting daunting threats to our climate and public health, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund. 

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Report | Environment Maine Research and Policy Center

Trouble In The Air

More than one in six Americans, 58.4 million people, suffered through more than 100 days of elevated air pollution in 2020. Our report calls attention to the very real public health problems air pollution causes in both cities and rural areas across the country, such as asthma, heart issues, and premature death. It explains how global warming will make air pollution worse, and why tackling climate pollution has an impact on air quality.

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Can I take a road trip in an electric vehicle? | Anya Fetcher

Many in Maine, like me, make their roadtripping dreams a reality by visiting our state’s most iconic parks and landscapes. They shouldn’t have to pollute the air when they do it by driving a gas-powered vehicle.

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Report | Environment Maine Research and Policy Center

Accelerating the Transition to Electric School Buses

To protect our children’s health and the environment, Environment Maine Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund have released a new report to identify new, cutting-edge ways that utility companies can assist school districts in paying for zero-emission buses, and how schools can reap the long-term benefits.

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What’s it like to install a heat pump? | Johanna Neumann

Here’s the play by play of my journey to install a heat pump heating/cooling system in our cottage.

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