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How to spot an unfixable bike designed for the dump

“This experience has scared me off from calling an ambulance unless someone is bleeding out in front of me," said a Connecticut student about their ambulance billing experience.

How this federal legislation fights climate change by championing electric vehicles.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act just passed by Congress provides $2.5 billion in funding specifically for zero-emission electric school buses.

 | by
Emily Rogers
Zero Out Toxics, Advocate

Congress is providing more funding for infrastructure to help keep our waters clean

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a policy in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that puts us on track to install thousands of electric vehicle charging stations across the country. Here's why that matters.

 | by
Emily Rogers
Zero Out Toxics, Advocate

The bipartisan infrastructure bill provides unprecedented funding to replace toxic lead pipes that are contaminating our drinking water.

After 26 years of citizens footing the bill for polluters’ messes, the hazardous chemical industry will finally be held accountable for the cost of cleaning up toxic pollution the industry creates. 

Newly passed legislation spotlights the unsung heroes of renewable energy