Press Releases

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 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.
Dec 14, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will return for the 117th Congress and that Chair Kathy Castor of Florida will be reappointed to lead the committee.
Dec 10, 2020 Press Release
"Under the leadership of President-elect Joe Biden, the United States is ready to renew its pledge to the Paris Agreement and declare its strong commitment to solving the climate crisis," said Chair Castor.
Dec 1, 2020 Press Release
In a letter, Members urged the administration to stop eleventh-hour regulatory actions that will threaten vulnerable families and communities.
Nov 25, 2020 Press Release
Chairs Also Seek Information on Civil Service Jobs Being Reclassified Under Harmful New Trump Executive Order
Today, House Committee Chairs sent a letter to 61 federal agencies requesting information on conversions of political appointees to civil service positions during the Trump Administration.