News Release | Environment California

Statement: Bipartisan clean water infrastructure bill passes U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate just passed an important clean water infrastructure package. Read our statement.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: By passing a Congressional Review Act resolution, Senate takes valuable step toward reversing catastrophic methane rule

WASHINGTON -- In a bipartisan vote, the Senate passed a Congressional Review Act resolution on Wednesday undoing a Trump-era rollback of methane emission controls. The resolution was introduced in March by Sens. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico, Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Angus King of Maine. Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Susan Collins of Maine joined Democrats in voting for resolution. A similar resolution is pending in the House, introduced by Reps. Diana DeGette of Colorado, Scott Peters of California and Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania.

News Release | Environment California

California offshore wind bill clears critical hurdle

Sacramento- The California Assembly Natural Resources committee overwhelmingly approved AB 525 (Chiu), the bill to jumpstart offshore wind in California bill with a 10:0 bipartisan vote.

News Release | Environment California

Solar Access Act overcomes key committee hurdle.

The Solar Access Act passed the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee by a bipartisan vote of 12-2, setting California on track to streamline solar permits and expand rooftop solar and storage in the state. 

News Release | Environment California

Statement: Biden moves toward allowing California to return to setting stricter vehicle emission standards

Our statement on the Biden Administration announcement to allow California to set stronger tailpipe emission standards than the federal government.