Mar 9, 2022 Press Release
Biden Administration Restores California Waiver to Enforce Pollution Standards for Cars, Light Trucks
“Today’s announcement by the Biden Administration is another step in the right direction, encouraging and supporting state efforts to solve the climate crisis and ensure clean air for their residents," said Chair Castor.
Mar 4, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will examine how the findings of the latest reports on climate impacts underscore the urgent need to develop a national climate adaptation and resilience strategy. It will also focus on ways to activate all sectors and levels of government to deliver actionable climate risk science, information, and tools, while also helping drive funding and investment to vulnerable communities.
Mar 3, 2022 Press Release
“Investments in low-carbon infrastructure are cost effective and smart policy to meet America’s near-term energy needs and benefit communities and workers as we move to lower-cost clean energy," said Chair Castor.
Mar 1, 2022 Press Release
“President Biden's call to build a stronger and more resilient America through clean energy and more resilient infrastructure provides an extraordinary opportunity to create jobs and lower costs for families and businesses alike,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 28, 2022 Press Release
“Today’s IPCC report shows the urgent need to invest in climate resilience and adaptation to prepare our communities for the costly impacts of the climate crisis,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 28, 2022 Press Release
"Today, Republicans in Congress are asking the Supreme Court to gut the Clean Air Act, which has protected families from air pollution for over half a century. With this attack on the EPA, Republicans are throwing families under the bus - all in the name of boosting the profits of coal executives."
Feb 18, 2022 Press Release
“Once again, President Biden is delivering on his commitment to center environmental justice in initiatives to solve the climate crisis and revitalize our infrastructure,” said Chair Castor.
Legislation Would Identify Air Pollution ‘Hotspots’, Increase Community Engagement
“Environmental justice is at the center of our plan to solve the climate crisis, and that begins with ensuring clean air for vulnerable Americans,” said Chair Castor.
As Congress debates a path forward on significant climate legislation, the co-chairs held a virtual briefing yesterday to highlight how electrification for homes, commercial buildings, and vehicles has broad support and is one of the most practical actions to address the climate crisis, lower costs for American families, create jobs, and improve indoor air quality.
Feb 10, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will review Bipartisan Infrastructure Law policies and investments that would improve grid resilience and consider which additional climate investments are needed.