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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), a long-time opponent of offshore drilling and champion for clean energy, today reintroduced both the Offshore Accountability Act of 2021 and the Defend Our Coast Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today released the following statement after the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Energy Subcommittee markup of H.R.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement supporting the global climate strikes.
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.
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.
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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.
Chair Grijalva, Rep. McEachin and the Natural Resources Committee invite you to share your input on environmental justice.
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.
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.