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10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic | Elizabeth DiSanto

The national chain prides itself on being a green grocer, but is falling short. Here are 10 steps that Whole Foods should take to be more sustainable in the new year.

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News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

New report: Reinstated ‘polluter pays’ taxes should speed up lagging toxic waste cleanup

WASHINGTON -- For more than 20 years, the federal government’s “Superfund” program aimed at cleaning up toxic waste sites has languished for lack of funding. The program was originally funded by a tax on the chemical and petroleum industries, but those “polluter pays” taxes expired in 1995. When President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan infrastructure package (BIF) into law last month, a polluter pays tax was finally reinstated on chemical industries.

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Solar on Superstores campaign attracts diverse supporters | Wade Wilson

The organizations who signed our letter to Walmart demonstrate the wide-ranging benefits of installing solar panels at big box retail stores

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News Release | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Groups issue new toolkit on lead in school’s drinking water

With the bipartisan infrastructure bill now signed into law, Environment America Research & Policy Center (Environment America's research partner) and U.S. PIRG Education Fund (PIRG's research partner) released a new toolkit for parents and community leaders on Tuesday on how to get the lead out of schools’ drinking water. The infrastructure bill includes $200 million for schools to conduct lead reduction efforts.

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Showing gratitude for bees this Thanksgiving | Malia Libby

Many Thanksgiving favorites wouldn’t be the same without bees

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