More than 3,000 constituents urge Rep. O’Halleran to support historic clean energy investments
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- As Congress nears a deal on the Build Back Better Act, Environment Arizona delivered 3,100 constituent petition signatures to Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s Flagstaff office in support of bold federal action to address the climate crisis.
Environment Arizona delivers over 24,000 petitions urging Sens. Sinema and Kelly to go bold on climate action with Build Back Better Act
PHOENIX-- Environment Arizona delivered petitions on Thursday to the offices of Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly on behalf of 24,890 signers from across the state, urging bold federal investments in renewable energy and clean transportation to address the climate crisis. The petition delivery comes as Congress continues to debate the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which would expand solar and wind power in Arizona, reduce pollution from the electricity sector, and help Arizonans buy electric vehicles and make energy efficiency upgrades to their homes.
Green Scissors Coalition Launches New Database of Wasteful Federal Subsidies
Today, Friends of the Earth, R Street Institute, Taxpayers for Common Sense, U.S. PIRG and Environment America relaunched the Green Scissors Coalition database of nearly $300 billion in wasteful federal support for environmentally harmful projects.
House panel advances fix-it-first, carbon-conscious approach to transportation
In a bipartisan vote, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act” early Thursday morning. As part of that “new vision,” in a departure from past transportation bills, it emphasizes fixing existing infrastructure before building new highways.