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Mar 1, 2022 Press Release
“President Biden's call to build a stronger and more resilient America through clean energy and more resilient infrastructure provides an extraordinary opportunity to create jobs and lower costs for families and businesses alike,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 28, 2022 Press Release
“Today’s IPCC report shows the urgent need to invest in climate resilience and adaptation to prepare our communities for the costly impacts of the climate crisis,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 28, 2022 Press Release
"Today, Republicans in Congress are asking the Supreme Court to gut the Clean Air Act, which has protected families from air pollution for over half a century. With this attack on the EPA, Republicans are throwing families under the bus - all in the name of boosting the profits of coal executives."
Feb 18, 2022 Press Release
“Once again, President Biden is delivering on his commitment to center environmental justice in initiatives to solve the climate crisis and revitalize our infrastructure,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 18, 2022 Press Release
“Environmental justice is at the center of our plan to solve the climate crisis, and that begins with ensuring clean air for vulnerable Americans,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 17, 2022 Press Release
As Congress debates a path forward on significant climate legislation, the co-chairs held a virtual briefing yesterday to highlight how electrification for homes, commercial buildings, and vehicles has broad support and is one of the most practical actions to address the climate crisis, lower costs for American families, create jobs, and improve indoor air quality.

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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.