News Release | Environment New Mexico Research & Policy Center

New study ranks Albuquerque the no. 4 U.S. city for per capita solar

Albuquerque ranked no. 4 in the U.S. for installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity per capita in the latest edition of the Environment New Mexico 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 Albuquerque a ‘Solar Superstar,’ meaning it boasts 100 or more watts of solar PV capacity installed per capita.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden restores robust public and environmental review for infrastructure projects

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday stronger public and environmental review requirements under a bedrock environmental law, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The move reversed a rollback by the Trump administration of the requirements, which had limited public review of federal infrastructure projects in an effort to shove through the permitting of new freeways, fossil fuel power plants and pipelines.

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.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: New IPCC climate solutions report calls for an end to fossil fuels

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on Monday a new report on climate solutions and mitigation.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Fully restored Clean Car Standards will help reduce long-term oil consumption

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finalized on Friday its fuel economy rule. The revised federal Clean Car Standards will make future cars more efficient and drive innovation toward cleaner technologies, such as electric vehicles. 

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