Press Releases

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will focus on how Congress can create financial incentives and make smart investments to help families afford clean energy and energy efficiency technologies, to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission cars and trucks, and to create good-paying jobs across America.
Jul 9, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will review opportunities to advance environmental justice through climate action, including targeting infrastructure investments to environmental justice communities, understanding the impact of extreme heat on low-income workers and students, and supporting tribal investments in clean energy and climate resilience.
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Passed As Part Of INVEST Act, Amendment Will Help Cities Track Harmful Air Pollution In EJ Communities
“I’m grateful to the many environmental justice leaders who made today’s victory a reality, as we keep working to secure cleaner air for historically-excluded communities,” said Chair Castor.
Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
New Online Tool Shows 100+ Action Plan Solutions Already Signed Into Law; 250+ Passed By House
New Online Tool Shows 100+ Action Plan Solutions Already Signed Into Law; 250+ Passed By House
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
"We must cut methane pollution to prevent catastrophic climate change. Today we have the opportunity to move in that direction by supporting this resolution," said Chair Castor.
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
This hearing will explore how investments in transportation infrastructure can curb harmful pollution, increase climate resilience, redress historical inequities, and increase community quality of life.
Jun 22, 2021 Press Release
Efficient Grid Interconnection Act Would Help More Americans Access Wind & Solar
“Expanding access to affordable, clean energy will save families money on their utility bills, create jobs in communities across America, reduce pollution, and improve public health across the board,” said Rep. Castor.
Jun 4, 2021 Press Release
Featuring mayors of cities on the front lines of the climate crisis, this hearing will focus on how the federal government can help reduce climate disaster risks in neighborhoods across America, while fostering innovation and community leadership.
May 20, 2021 Press Release
New Executive Order Addresses Climate-Related Financial Risk, Safeguards Federal Budget
"President Biden is taking important steps to strengthen our resilience and reduce climate risks across America, outlining a plan to make sure taxpayer dollars are used to protect our communities and our economy before the next disaster strikes," said Chair Castor.
May 14, 2021 Press Release
This hearing will explore the ways that upgrading and expanding the electric grid can create jobs, integrate higher levels of renewable energy, boost grid reliability, and protect public health.

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