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Environment

We all deserve to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and live on land free from contaminants and pollution. Throughout my time in public service, I’ve put environmental justice at the center of everything from infrastructure and economic development to our current efforts to address the climate crisis. Arizona is at the center of the environmental justice and climate justice movements and often disproportionately experiences the deadly heatwaves, droughts, and wildfires. To solve the climate crisis, we must continue transitioning our economy away from one reliant on fossil fuels to a new green economy based in renewable energy that creates millions of new green jobs. At the same time, we must continue protecting our public lands, safeguarding our biodiversity, and working with communities impacted by environmental and climate justice issues to remedy past wrongs. 

More on Environment

March 3rd, 2011
Grijalva Urges Public Participation in Grand Canyon Meetings Next Week – Scope of Land Preservation Depends on Comments Received
March 1st, 2011
Grijalva Highlights 100 Percent on League of Conservation Voters Budget Scorecard, Questions “Republican War on The Environment”
February 25th, 2011
Grijalva Praises Deal Reached by Forest Service, Private Sector, Environmental Groups on Land Management Across Northern Arizona
February 22nd, 2011
Rep. Grijalva Will Hold Press Conference Feb. 23 on State and National Impacts of Republican-Passed FY11 House Budget Resolution
February 17th, 2011
Grijalva Urges Interior Department to Follow Initial Pledge to Withdraw 1 Million Acres Near Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining
February 17th, 2011
Grijalva Praises House Science Committee’s Continuance of His Investigation Into Federal Handling of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Response
February 14th, 2011
Grijalva Statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal Calls For “Making Structural Decisions We’ve Put Off”
February 11th, 2011
Grijalva Questions Draft Dept. of Agriculture Proposal to Weaken Wildlife Protections, Reduce Species Decision-Making Accountability
February 8th, 2011
Grijalva One of 18 Top Legislators On Humane Society Legislative Fund Scorecard for 111th Congress – Score Includes His ROAM Act
January 26th, 2011
Grijalva Calls on White House to Release Unredacted Documents in Response to Oversight Request on Federal Response to Horizon Spill