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News Release | Environment America

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the new CLEAN Future Act on Tuesday. This comes after a year of input from stakeholders nationwide, following the release of a version of this bill in 2020. The legislation lays out a path for the United States to reach economy-wide emissions reduction targets that would allow the country to hit net zero emissions by 2050.

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Looking to save money, water and energy? You shouldn’t have to look to showerheads of the past.

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When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.

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On Tuesday, February 23rd, state director Tim Schaefer testifed in support of the MPCA's proposed clean cars rules. Those rules will help ensure that there are clean cars for sale everywhere in Minnesota. Fourteen states have already adopted these standards -- we hope Minnesota will be the next, but not the last.

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On Tuesday, February 23rd, state director Tim Schaefer testifed in support of the MPCA's proposed clean cars rules. Those rules will help ensure that there are clean cars for sale everywhere in Minnesota. Fourteen states have already adopted these standards -- we hope Minnesota will be the next, but not the last.

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.