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News Release | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center and OSPIRG Foundation’s national affiliates file groundbreaking greenwashing lawsuit against methane gas utility company

U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center – which are national affiliates of OSPIRG Foundation and Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center –  and ClientEarth filed a lawsuit against Washington Gas in District of Columbia Superior Court on Thursday over misleading customers on the environmental impacts of natural gas, which is mostly made up of methane. The groups have found similar greenwashing of the environmental impacts of methane gas in customer-facing communications by NW Natural

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Update: Local elected officials voice support for Walmart to go solar | Johanna Neumann

Local elected officials across the country are adding their names to a letter urging Walmart to install rooftop solar on all its stores by 2035

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Update: All-Electric Guide Reaches 500 Local Elected Officials Around the Country | Johanna Neumann

Environment America Research and Policy Center’s guide to building electrification reaches the hands of local policymakers leading the way for Clean Energy Homes in their cities.

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Update: Effort to engage local elected officials in campaign urging Walmart to go solar kicks off | Johanna Neumann

DC Councilmember Brianne Nadeau is the first elected official to sign onto a letter being circulated by Environment America Research & Policy Center urging Walmart to commit to installing solar on all viable rooftops and parking lots by 2035

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News Release | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

Report: Damaging methane gas pipeline leaks happen every 40 hours in the U.S.

On Thursday, OSPIRG Foundation, Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group released a new report that finds from 2010 through nearly the end of 2021, almost 2,600  gas pipeline incidents occurred in the United States that were serious enough to require reporting to the federal government. That’s the equivalent to one every 40 hours.

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