Press Releases

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.
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.