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Press Releases


Sierra Club Statement on Coverage of EPA Vehicle Pollution Standards

Washington, DC – News coverage over the weekend reported that the EPA is considering a weakened rule as the agency prepares to release one of its most significant rules to slash climate-disrupting…

Sierra Club Submits Rail Recommendations to Department of Energy

Washington, DC - The Sierra Club recently responded to a Request for Information from the Department of Energy (DOE) on strategies to decarbonize rail.The response includes detailed insights into…

New Analysis Reveals Electric Vehicles Can Save Coloradans Up to $21,500 Compared to Gas-Powered Cars Over Ten Years

Environmental Defense Fund’s Research Compares the Cost of Driving Five Electric Vehicles in Colorado with Similar Gas-Powered Cars   COLORADO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in…

New Analysis Reveals Electric Vehicles Can Save Ohioans Up to $22,300 Compared to Gas-Powered Cars Over Ten Years

Environmental Defense Fund’s Research Compares the Cost of Driving Five Electric Vehicles in Ohio with Similar Gas-Powered Cars   OHIO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with…

Sierra Club Statement on Ramped Up Industry Lobbying of EPA Clean Vehicle Regulations

Washington, DC – Ahead of a set of important vehicle regulations being finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) soon, car dealerships and the truck industry are ramping up their…

Sierra Club Statement: Postal Service Rolls Out First Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and White House officials showcased new electric vehicle charging stations at its South Atlanta Sorting and Delivery Center,…

Biden-Harris Administration Issues Proposed Guidance for Electric Vehicle Charging Tax Incentive in Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Department of Energy (DOE) issued proposed guidance that will allow taxpayers and manufacturers to access the benefits…

Daimler and Volvo Group's Efforts to Delay Clean Truck Transition in US Draw International Criticism

Letters to Daimler and Volvo Group CEOs highlight their interference in advancing a strong federal clean trucks rule; request supportWashington, DC— Today, more than forty environmental and advocacy…

Advocates Across the Country Urge EPA to Issue Clean Air Act Waiver for Life-saving Clean Cars Pollution Reduction Program

Communities from every state that has adopted the Advanced Clean Cars II Standards call on EPA to authorize stronger-than-federal cleaner cars programWashington, DC — Yesterday, the U.S.…

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants for Clean School Buses

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the recipients of the Clean School Bus Program grants. EPA will grant $965 million for 280 school districts to purchase…