To generate the electricity we need, electric companies must harness the earth’s natural resources. We recognize that our operations can have impacts on the environment, so we work diligently to use resources efficiently as we meet the ever-growing demands for power. And, we are always searching for new and innovative ways to generate electricity—and to Use It Wisely—while also protecting the environment.
Learn more about the progress electric companies have made to clean the air.
Read about our industry’s voluntary actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Keep up-to-date on the latest issues affecting our lands and wildlife.
Find out about recent EPA rulemakings regulating our nation’s water.
- Environmental Excellence
Learn more about some of the voluntary efforts of individual electric companies to protect the environment.
- Summaries of State-Level Activities
Access environmental profiles highlighting relevant government agencies, EEI member companies, and key environmental issues in each state.
- Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG)
Learn about utility solid waste management issues through the Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG).
- Fuel Diversity
We must use a diverse fuel mix to generate electricity.