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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

New report: Toxic waste cleanup efforts lag, putting Americans at risk

One in six Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste site so dangerous that it has been approved or proposed for cleanup under the federal government’s “Superfund” program. However, there’s not enough money to pay for that vital work, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data detailed in a new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Environment America Research & Policy Center.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center

Superfund Underfunded

One in six Americans lives within 3 miles of a proposed or approved Superfund toxic waste site. Yet the program to clean up these sites has experienced a declining budget, and success, putting people at risk from hazardous contamination.

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The Biden administration can save monarch butterflies | Malia Libby

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.

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Worth Protecting: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument | Ellen Montgomery

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been protected for 21 of the last 25 years, it’s time to restore full protection.

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To make sustainable tissue: Look to farms, not forests | Ian Corbet

Our “amber waves of grain” could provide a solution for saving the world’s forests.

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