Information about environmental groups in the United States

EPA
The United States Environmental Protection Agency, an agency of the federal government of the United States charged to protect human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

ACEEE
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection.

Clean Water Network
CWN is a coalition of over 1,200 public interest organizations across the United States representing more than 5 milion people, working together to strengthen and implament federal clean water and wet lands policy.

Earthjustice
Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth, and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment.

Greenpeace
Greenpeace is the leading independent campaign organization that uses peaceful direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful futue.

League of Conservation Voters
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is turning environmental values into national priorities. To secure the environmental future of our planet, LCV’s mission is to advocate for sound environmental policies and to elect pro-environmental candidates who will adopt and implement such policies.

Sierra Club
Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. They are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. And their founder, John Muir, appears on the back of the California quarter.

Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Environmental Journalists is a membership group of print and broadcast journalists as well as educators and students. SEJ's purpose is to enable journalists to better inform the public about critical issues concerning the environment.