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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

August 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Calls on Interior Secretary Salazar to Stop Wild Horse Roundups Pending Full Review of Lethal BLM Practices
July 30th, 2010
Grijalva Introduces Bill to Prevent Companies From Writing Off Oil Spill Damages and Settlement Costs on Year-End Tax Returns
July 26th, 2010
Grijalva Calls on Obama to Reform Mining Standards, Protect Grand Canyon Ahead of Vice President Biden’s Tuesday Visit
July 22nd, 2010
Grijalva Applauds Fish & Wildlife Investigation of Mexican Grey Wolf Shootings, Calls On Agency to End Threat to Reintroduction
July 16th, 2010
Grijalva Applauds Committee Passage of House Mining and Energy Reform Bill, Highlights New Alternative Energy Leasing Provision
July 9th, 2010
Grijalva Congratulates Abengoa Solar for Receiving $1.45 Billion Loan Guarantee to Build World’s Largest Solar Plant Near Gila Bend
July 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Voices Approval of Oil Spill Cleanup and Liability Bill Inclusion of His Measure to Remove Corporate Caps on Damages
June 9th, 2010
Grijalva Calls on House, Senate Leadership to Consider Range of Oil Industry Regulatory Options as Discussions on Legislation Continue
May 25th, 2010
Grijalva Applauds Menendez for Offering Amendment to End Oil Spill Liability Caps – Bill Would Mirror Grijalva’s H.R. 5355
May 20th, 2010
Grijalva Introduces Bill to Eliminate Liability Caps for Oil Spills Alongside New Letter to Secretary Salazar on Oil Rig Safety