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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
"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.

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Opinion Pieces

Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.