News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives passes historic climate investments

WASHINGTON -- Following a summer of extreme heat and drought, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which includes groundbreaking levels of investment to reduce global warming pollution, clear the air we breathe, clean up toxic sites and protect our lands, waters and wildlife. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Infrastructure bill will mean cleaner air, water and energy for U.S.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted 228-206 to build a bridge to a brighter future by passing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Friday. This major bipartisan package will improve our transportation and power infrastructure and ensure clean water and broadband access across the United States over the coming decades.

News Release | Environment Virginia

POLL: Majority of voters in Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s district support ‘Build Back Better’ plan, especially climate, clean energy provisions

Up to $3.5 trillion in investments proposed in the Build Back Better Act now before Congress are getting strong support from voters in the Richmond-area congressional district of Rep. Abigail Spanberger, according to a new survey. The poll reveals even stronger majorities for the Build Back Better Act’s climate and clean energy provisions. 

News Release | Environment Virginia

As the voter registration deadline arrives, Environment Virginia mobilizes its members and supporters to elect McAuliffe

Environment Virginia reiterated today its endorsement of Terry McAuliffe for Governor of Virginia, just as the group prepares to launch a get out the vote and voter education push state-wide leading up to Election Day on Tuesday, November 2.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Biden honors U.S. conservation legacy by restoring protections for Utah, New England monuments

President Joe Biden is expected to restore protections Friday for three national monuments. The original boundaries for two Utah areas, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, and the original protections for the U.S. Atlantic’s only marine monument, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, will be reinstated after being stripped during the Trump administration. 

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