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Governor Newsom signs AB 1167

JOIN DONATE Governor Newsom signs AB 1167, the Orphan Well Prevention Act, and vetoes SB 842, bill that would have undermined the price gouging penalty law October 7, 2023Contact: Alexandra Nagy, alexandra@sunstonestrategies.org, 818-633-0865 Environmental and climate justice groups celebrate a “huge win” to make polluters pay to clean up idle oil wells and to continue holding …

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PR: EOPA California Say Study Show Reworking Existing Wells Present Substantial Risk

EOPA California elected officials say key study signals oil companies should not rework existing wells January 31, 2023 This winter, coastal and farming communities have been hit hard by with apocalyptic floods, landslides, downed trees, power outages and tragically the loss of life. The past year’s historic drought, heat waves and fires weakened the soil …

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PR: Public Leadership Certificate Program Support Ukraine Energy Security Marshall Plan

International students at the Certificate Program will be part of EOPA’s Energy Security Marshall Plan for Ukraine August 8, 2023 From August 11 to August 13, Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) will be hosting the third Certificate in Public Leadership course in partnership with University of San Francisco. The in-person instruction will take place …

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PR: BOEM’s Approval of Ocean Wind 1 is Key for Jobs and Clean Energy

BOEM’s approval of Ocean Wind 1 off the coast of Atlantic City is key for jobs and clean energy say elected officials July 7, 2023 The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on July 5, 2023 announced it has approved the plan for construction and operations of the Ocean Wind 1 …

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PR: Over a 1000 Elected Officials call fro

Over a thousand EOPA elected officials call for the strongest EPA regulations for dirty CO2 pollution from power plants to protect people and our planet June 29, 2023 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – In May the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposed plan to cut climate pollution from existing coal, existing gas, and new gas power plants. With …

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PR: 125 Elected Officials SuNew Jersey Offshore

Offshore wind buildout helps environmental justice with training, jobs and health outcomes for communities left behind, say 125 elected officials May 30, 2023 Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) New Jersey, a non-profit group of elected officials who are working to solve the climate crisis, held a virtual press conference on the progress of offshore …

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PR: US Debt Ceiling Deal Cuts IRA Climate Change Funding

EOPA, a network of thousands of elected officials, says any debt ceiling deal that cuts IRA climate change funding must be rejected by the administration May 19, 2023 Elected Officials to Protect America is a network of thousands of current and former elected officials who care deeply about protecting the planet and people. EOPA is committed …

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PR: EPA Strongest Regulations for Dirty CO2 pollution

Over a thousand EOPA elected officials call for the strongest EPA regulations for dirty CO2 pollution from power plants to protect people and our planet May 10, 2023 For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is poised to issue its rules for limiting CO2 emissions for existing U.S. power plants, which produce about …

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PR: EOPA Call for Strongest CO2 Regulations to Meet Climate Goal by 2050

Elected officials say to meet the U.N. climate goals by 2050 we need the EPA to enact the strongest pollution standards May 10, 2023 For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is poised to issue its rules for limiting CO2 emissions for existing U.S. power plants, which produce about 25 percent of the …

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