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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
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.
Nov 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Committee Chairs across the House of Representatives sent letters directing the White House and more than 50 federal agencies within their jurisdictions to comply with federal record-keeping laws and preserve information responsive to congressional subpoenas and investigations.
Oct 20, 2020 Press Release
Bold Climate Action In Sunshine State Could Prevent More Than 100,000 Deaths And 40,000 Emergency Room Visits And Hospitalizations Over Next 50 Years, According To New Oversight Report
Oct 14, 2020 Press Release
As Americans continue to honor Hispanic Heritage Month, the House Democratic Caucus and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will host a discussion on how the worsening climate and environmental racism are contributing to inequality in health outcomes in Latino and Hispanic communities, as evidenced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
"Today's bipartisan legislative package addresses more than 50 recommendations in the Climate Crisis Action Plan we released this summer, including energy innovation and technology transfer, building efficiency, clean electricity and transportation, industrial decarbonization, environmental justice, workforce development and labor protections, and scientific integrity," 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.