Press Releases

Feb 4, 2022 Press Release
Lawmakers’ request follows recent announcement by USPS that only 10 percent of the United States Postal Service’s new fleet of mail trucks will be battery-powered
“After an unjustifiable, truncated, and deficient process, it is unacceptable that the USPS intends to cling to an overwhelmingly fossil-fuel powered fleet whose emissions are endangering our planet,” write the Representatives and Senators.
Feb 4, 2022 Press Release
“The America COMPETES Act will strengthen supply chains for U.S. solar manufacturing, invest in critical equipment for our electric grid, and help train the next generation of clean energy workers,” said Chair Castor.
Jan 28, 2022 Press Release
The hearing will examine how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Build Back Better Act would attract new investment to the United States to clean up hard-to-decarbonize sectors, expand domestic supply chains and manufacturing of climate solutions, and create good-paying jobs.
Jan 28, 2022 Press Release
Judge Invalidates Largest Offshore Lease In History; Demands Climate Impacts Be Taken Into Account
“This is a major victory for our climate, for our public health, and especially for vulnerable communities like my own across the Gulf Coast,” said Chair Castor.
Jan 25, 2022 Press Release
163 Members and 29 Senators Join Push Led By Chairs Castor, Pallone & Carper
“Once again, Democrats are standing up for the right of every American to breathe clean air, while Republicans shamelessly side with polluter profits over the health of our families,” said Chair Castor.
Jan 12, 2022 Press Release
"Today’s launch of the Building a Better Grid Initiative takes important steps to upgrade and expand the electric grid so that more Americans can benefit from affordable and abundant clean energy," said Chair Castor.
Jan 4, 2022 Press Release
More Than 375 Recommendations In Climate Crisis Action Plan Have Passed House Since Report's Release; 200+ Have Been Signed Into Law
"A new year provides an opportunity to start fresh on clean energy and climate solutions, and build on the progress we made in 2021," said Chair Castor.
Dec 20, 2021 Press Release
"Today, in good news for consumers, President Biden is updating fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles and strengthening safeguards to reduce pollution," said Chair Castor.
Dec 19, 2021 Press Release
"Senator Manchin must not join Republicans in their allegiance to wealthy donors and special interests and their callous indifference to the higher costs of the climate crisis," said Chair Castor.
Dec 16, 2021 Press Release
"Make no mistake: oil and gas drilling off our coasts is a direct economic threat to the state of Florida and to coastal communities across the United States," said Chair Castor.