Open Letter: Keep the Promise of Infrastructure Law in 2023 Budget Appropriations

The Honorable Rosa DeLauroChair, House Appropriations CommitteeH 307, The CapitolWashington, DC 20515 The Honorable Patrick LeahyChair, Senate Appropriations CommitteeRoom S-128, The CapitolWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Richard ShelbyRanking Member, Senate Appropriations CommitteeRoom S-128, The CapitolWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Kay GrangerRanking Member, House Appropriations CommitteeH 307, The CapitolWashington, DC 20515 Cc: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader Charles Schumer, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senator Schatz,…

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Press Release: More Than 100,000 Comments In Support Of DOT Greenhouse Gas Rule Submitted During Comment Period 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2022  Contact: Larisa Manescu, Sierra Club, larisa.manescu@sierraclub.org More Than 100,000 Comments In Support Of DOT Greenhouse Gas Rule Submitted During Comment Period  Supporters Urge Biden Administration to Urgently Advance Common Sense Rule  More than 100,000 comments in support of the Department of Transportation’s proposed greenhouse gas rule were submitted during the comment period that ended yesterday.  The rule will unify a hodgepodge of incomplete data…

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Press Release: Environmental and Transportation Groups Call On USDOT To Complete Greenhouse Gas Rule 

Today, more than 175 leading environmental and transportation groups sent Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg a letter urging him to complete the greenhouse gas rule immediately.  The letter, initiated by the National Campaign for Transit Justice and the National Association of City Transportation Officials, Natural Resources Defense Council, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, TransitCenter, Transportation for America and US PIRG, was signed by Earthjustice, Evergreen Action, Sierra Club, The Transit Coalition, TransitMatters, and many…

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Press Statement: US DOT’s Greenhouse Gas Rule

In response to the US Department of Transportation re-issuing the greenhouse gas emissions rule, Libero Della Piana from the National Campaign for Transit Justice issued the following statement: “The bipartisan infrastructure law is a historic bill and this new rule will ensure it can not only create jobs, rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and invest in transit but also live up to its promise of helping to combat climate change.…

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PRESS RELEASE: Groups Call for Transit Appropriations

More Than 100 Transit and Environmental Groups Demand Congress Keep Promise Of The Infrastructure Bill And Fully Fund Transit In Appropriations  For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 21, 2022  Contact: Doug Gordon | doug@upshiftstrategies.com  Today, more than 100 transit and environmental groups sent a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees demanding that they keep the promise of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and fully…

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