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 | PennEnvironment

PennEnvironment Statement: U.S. House passes historic climate investments

Philadelphia -- Following a summer of extreme heat, drought and political gridlock, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which includes groundbreaking levels of investment to tackle climate change, clear the air we breathe, clean up toxic sites and protect our lands, waters and wildlife.  The bill was supported by all nine Democratic members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation.

News Release | Environment America

Rep. Rabb underscores importance of state, local renewable energy growth

BOSTON -- Pennsylvania Rep. Christopher Rabb discussed the role state action plays in spurring renewable energy adoption and called for continued progress during a webinar panel Friday hosted by Environment America.

News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

New report: As renewable energy booms in states across the country, Pennsylvania lags behind

[Philadelphia, PA] - Pennsylvania ranks 23rd in the nation for growth in solar power generation and 19th in wind power generation since 2011 according to a new report released today by PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center. Renewables on the Rise 2021: The rapid growth of renewables, electric vehicles and other building blocks of a clean energy future documents the growth of six key clean energy technologies in states across the U.S. over the past decade: solar power, wind power, battery storage, energy efficiency, electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps

News Release | PennEnvironment

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

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted to build a bridge to a brighter future by passing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on November 5th. This major bipartisan package will improve transportation, clean water, power infrastructure and broadband access across the United States over the coming decades. The bill was supported by 10 members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation, including Republican Brian Fitzpatrick and all nine Democratic members. Up next: a budget reconciliation bill that would help the U.S. stall climate change and clean up our environment. The Build Back Better Act includes clean energy tax incentives and other investments to tackle pollution. 

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