Press Releases

Feb 26, 2021 Press Release
Conservation Package Makes Progress on Climate Crisis Action Plan & Goal Of Protecting '30x30'
"This bipartisan legislation will protect unique landscapes from harmful drilling and mining, expand our potential to deploy natural climate solutions, and ensure access to clean drinking water and recreational green spaces for countless Americans," said Chair Castor.
Feb 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis announced it hired Eric Fins as Deputy Staff Director. Eric has worked in Congress for over twelve years, most recently in the office of former Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-04).
Jan 27, 2021 Press Release
White House Announces New Round Of Climate & Environmental Executive Actions
"America is poised to benefit from the incredible economic opportunities that will come from rebuilding our infrastructure, investing in clean energy innovation, and unleashing the potential for good-paying union jobs in manufacturing and conservation," said Chair Castor.
Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
“Congresswoman Escobar is a steadfast climate champion whose vision for clean energy innovation will help us create jobs, reduce pollution, and expand opportunities for Black, Brown, and tribal communities,” said Chair Castor.
Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
"As the largest building manager in the country, the federal government should provide leadership by increasing energy efficiency and reducing associated emissions from the federal building stock," the Chairs wrote.
Jan 22, 2021 Press Release
Through Executive Actions, President Biden Begins Undoing Trump's Harmful Environmental Legacy
"President Biden is poised to lead us to a clean energy future, one where American families can count on clean air and water, resilient neighborhoods, and good-paying jobs and new careers," said Chair Castor.
Jan 19, 2021 Press Release
"It looks like we're kicking off a new era of clean energy progress a day early," said Chair Castor.
Jan 5, 2021 Press Release
New OCC rule would make it harder for banks to account for climate-related risks
"This is another short-sighted move by the Trump administration, which has always cared more about the short-term profits of polluters than the long-term prosperity of the American worker,” said Chair Castor.
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
"Today's legislation includes several key provisions that will help reduce pollution, protect public health, and invest in resilience to keep Americans safe," said Chair Castor.
Dec 18, 2020 Press Release
"The United States has an incredible opportunity to create good-paying jobs, lower costs for families and businesses, improve public health, and do so in a moral and equitable way," said Chair Castor.