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Jul 28, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will examine challenges facing Oregon’s coastal communities and ecosystems due to the climate crisis and opportunities for the federal government to help state, local, and Tribal partners build resilient, climate-ready coasts.
Jul 28, 2022 Press Release
“The CHIPS and Science Act is another big step in our fight to lower energy costs and reduce America’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels,” said Chair Castor.
Jul 15, 2022 Press Release
Chair Kathy Castor, members of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and others will gather at the House Triangle this Friday, July 15, at 1:30p.m. to give remarks on the future of climate action in the U.S. Congress.
Jul 1, 2022 Press Release
"At a time when Big Oil CEOs are price gouging consumers at the gas pump and hoarding nearly 9,000 unused drilling permits, we simply cannot afford to give them any more handouts,” said Chair Castor.
Jun 30, 2022 Press Release
"By hamstringing the EPA’s ability to reduce pollution, the Supreme Court is endangering public health so it can give fossil fuel corporations another handout, brought to you by the extreme, court-packing Republicans who are also blocking clean energy legislation in Congress," said Chair Castor.
Jun 29, 2022 Press Release
"As we wrap up National Ocean Month, the Biden-Harris Administration is ramping up ocean climate action with an important initiative to boost coastal resilience, restore habitats, and clean up marine debris," said Chair Castor.

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Opinion Pieces

Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.