Press Releases

Dec 8, 2021 Press Release
Government-Wide Initiative Aims For Clean Electricity By 2030; 100% EVs By 2035; Net Zero Emissions By 2050
"With this executive order, President Biden is taking an important step to reduce carbon pollution, create good-paying clean jobs, and advance adaptation and environmental justice," said Chair Castor.
Dec 3, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will focus on the potential of clean energy to make electricity bills and transportation costs cheaper for families across America. The hearing will also focus on how investments in the Build Back Better Act will help families avoid the volatility of natural gas and oil prices, make long-term progress to reduce energy prices across the board, and help businesses achieve their clean energy goals.
Nov 19, 2021 Press Release
Bill Includes Largest Single Investment in Clean Energy and Climate Solutions In U.S. History
"With today's historic vote, we are delivering the single largest clean energy investment in American history, making good on President Biden's promise to act on climate with urgency and ambition," said Chair Castor.
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
"Using electricity for household needs like heating and cooking will help lower energy bills and insulate American families from volatile fuel prices. Electrifying our lives and our economy will also create jobs in local communities and improve the air we breathe in our homes and workplaces," said Castor, Tonko, Heinrich, and Smith.
Nov 13, 2021 Press Release
As Climate Summit Ends, Congress Poised To Pass Largest Clean Energy & Climate Investment In History
“As we return to Washington next week, we'll make good on our promise to pass the largest single investment in climate action and clean energy in American history through the Build Back Better Act," said Chair Castor.
Nov 13, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will honor Native American Heritage Month and focus on tribal perspectives on climate change, the transition to a clean energy economy, and adaptation to climate impacts.
Nov 9, 2021 Press Release
In Glasgow, Members Will Participate In Bilateral Meetings, Panel Discussions
“The United States is increasing its commitment to clean energy and climate action - and we are sharing our plan with the world. It's such an honor to attend this historic climate summit alongside Speaker Pelosi, who has cemented her legacy as the most ambitious climate leader in the history of the House of Representatives,” said Chair Castor.
Nov 6, 2021 Press Release
'It’s Time To Finish The Job By Passing The Build Back Better Act'
“This bipartisan bill makes progress on recommendations in our Climate Crisis Action Plan and takes steps to strengthen the grid, support electric vehicles, advance environmental justice, and prepare communities for costly weather disasters,” said Rep. Castor.
Nov 2, 2021 Press Release
New EPA Safeguards Will Keep 41 Million Tons of Methane Emissions Out Of Atmosphere
“With today’s announcements, President Biden is showing the world that America is willing to put in the work to urgently reduce pollution and solve the climate crisis,” said Castor.
Oct 22, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will explore the challenges and opportunities for international climate action as world leaders prepare to gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).