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September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement supporting the global climate strikes.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA-44), Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07), Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM-03), U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Low-Income Solar Energy Act. This legislation expands the Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), directs the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create new financing programs, provides Section 8 homeowner’s interest free loans and much more.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) and Natural Resources Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), co-hosts of the recent Congressional Convening on Environmental Justice, released the following statement after the unveiling of an Equitable and Just National Climate Platform by more than 70 leading environmental justice and national environmental groups.

July 15, 2019 Page

The Science Museum of Virginia is dedicated to educating the community about issues such as climate change and alternative energy. There are hundreds of podcasts available, answering a variety of questions including, “Are Richmond schools adding solar power?” and “How do allergy medicines work?” Learn more here.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) and Natural Resources Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) released the following statement after co-hosting the first-ever environmental justice convening at the U.S. Capitol. Hundreds of environmental justice (EJ) advocates, leaders, and practitioners flew in from across the country to discuss long-standing injustices and areas of collaboration between advocates and policymakers.

June 27, 2019 Page

Chair Grijalva, Rep. McEachin and the Natural Resources Committee invite you to share your input on environmental justice.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) co-introduced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act with Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA), Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA), Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), and Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ). Through the establishment a federal grant program, this legislation will help educate and train the next generation of American offshore wind workers.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement following the passage of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which requires the United States to honor its commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement.

April 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) reintroduced his resolution honoring Earth Day and reaffirming our commitment to protecting the planet Earth. More than 90 of his colleagues joined the Congressman in introducing the resolution.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following the announcement of his appointment to serve as a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce: