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Elected officials applaud federal $5 Billion funding for electric school buses

Elected officials applaud federal $5 Billion funding for electric school buses and support strong national tailpipe standards and no new gas cars sales by 2035 October 26, 2022 Batteries from electric school buses can also store clean energy to be fed into the grid Presently, most of the nation’s nearly half a million school buses …

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National Offshore Wind Press Conference

Over 340 elected officials ask the federal government to increase its offshore wind goals and accelerate permitting Elected officials from NY, NJ and MA urge responsible offshore wind development to fight the climate crisis and stabilize energy prices Offshore wind has the potential to provide more than 2,000 gigawatts (GW) of electric energy in the …

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EOPA CA thanks Gov. Newsom and lawmakers for critical climate laws to protect frontline communities

JOIN US DONATE EOPA CA thanks Gov. Newsom and lawmakers for critical climate laws to protect frontline communities – sees CA as model After years of EOPA CA work, fighting for safety zones around fossil fuel wells the law is passed with other critical measures With the backdrop of a heatwave predicted to break records …

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Over 1,000 elected officials commend IRA bill

Over 1,000 elected officials commend IRA bill and urge a Presidential Climate Emergency Declaration EOPA holds D.C. Climate Emergency & Energy Security Summit highlighting clean energy solutions Veterans who are elected officials and tribal leaders spoke at the press conference. From left to right: NM State Representative Debbie Sariñana, Air Force Veteran, Fawn Sharp,President of the National Congress …

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National Offshore Wind creates economic opportunities from coast to coast

As offshore wind creates economic opportunities from coast to coast – with Sen. Manchin not helping the climate crisis more leases need to be made available Over 340 elected officials urge responsible offshore wind development to help tackle the climate crisis and stabilize energy prices With Sen. Manchin’s apparent decision that he will not vote …

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Supreme Court WV case guts Clean Air Act

EOPA says Supreme Court W.V. case ruling guts the Clean Air Act and endangers climate action EOPA says Supreme Court W.V. case ruling will cause millions to suffer from industry pollution as climate crisis worsens The Supreme Court, on June 30, 2022, decided on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 20-1530.  The vote was …

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EOPA California, a coalition of over 430 elected officials in wake of IPCC report say call for no new permits

In solidarity with statewide day of climate action, and in wake of IPCC dire climate crisis projections, EOPA California says more needs to be done to abate climate disasters, which will also help Ukraine EOPA California, a coalition of over 430 elected officials, says more aggressive action needed in the wake of new IPCC report, …

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430 Elected Respond to Gov Newsom State of the State

EOPA California, an organization with 430 CA elected officials, thanks Newsom for climate progress but say it’s far short of what millions need Gov. Newsom must meet the magnitude of the global climate crisis with actions at the same scale and accelerate a 100 percent clean energy economy Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) California …

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PR: California Fossil Fuel Divestment SB-1173

EOPA California, with over 430 elected officials, urges the passage of Sen. Gonzalez’s and Sen. Wiener’s pension fossil fuel divestment bill EOPA California says the bold state divestment bill will make California a true leader in the climate crisis, without it the state has a hypocritical double standard On February 17, Senator Lena A. Gonzalez …

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