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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

October 6th, 2010
Grijalva Highlights Oil Spill Commission Findings That White House Officials Discouraged Publication of Spill Size Estimates
September 30th, 2010
Grijalva Oversight Letters Request Agencies’ Scientific Data Used to Support Questionable Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill Analysis
September 28th, 2010
Grijalva Highlights Arizona Federal Funds for Clean Energy – Money Comes From American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
September 15th, 2010
Grijalva Hails DOI Decision to Enforce Dismantling Standards on Idle Oil Structures – Decision Follows His August Letter to Sec. Salazar
September 6th, 2010
Grijalva Calls on BP to Drop Threats Of Withholding Gulf Coast Spill Restoration Funds
September 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Reiterates Call for Gulf Drilling Moratorium Pending Safety Inspections As Another Oil Rig Explodes Off The Louisiana Coast
August 9th, 2010
Grijalva Announces Mid-Month Statewide Fee Waivers at Day Use and Camping Areas Sponsored by Forest Service, Other Agencies
August 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Calls on Salazar to Push Companies Responsible For Idle Oil Rigs to Dismantle Them By Employing Gulf of Mexico Residents
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