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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 25th, 2010
Grijalva Calls For Reconsideration of Bush-Era Rule Allowing Unlimited Mine Waste Dumping on Public Land
March 20th, 2010
Grijalva Applauds Passage of the Public Lands Service Corp Act
March 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Calls For Investigation of Oil Drilling Safety Records as Whistleblower Suggests BP Is Operating Illegally
February 17th, 2010
Rep. Grijalva Says $63 Million Transportation Grant Will Lay Groundwork for Stronger, Greener Tucson Economy
January 22nd, 2010
Grijalva Calls on Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Justice to Address State Shortcomings in Jaguar Death
December 16th, 2009
Grijalva Calls For Full Investigation of Rio Tinto Human Rights Record Before Lucrative Mining Land Swap
November 16th, 2009
Grijalva Welcomes Energy Efficiency Grants for Tucson, Says Recovery Act Will Create Local Jobs
September 23rd, 2009
Grijalva Bill, Santa Cruz National Heritage Act Passes House