Press releases

More Than 125 Leading Environmental and Transportation Groups Urge Biden Administration To Move Faster On Greenhouse Gas Rule 

The groups released a letter organized by the National Campaign for Transit Justice and signed by Transportation for America, U.S. PIRG, NRDC,, Union of Concerned Scientists, Sierra Club, National Association of City Transportation Officials, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and many others to Transportation Secretary Buttigieg and OMB Director Young expressing concern and urging action.

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

“The climate crisis is not coming. It is here now. And given that urgency, we need the Administration to act quickly finalizing this rule to meet the moment and the crisis we are in,” said LeeAnn Hall, campaign director National Campaign for Transit Justice. “The huge number of comments show there is overwhelming public support for this rule. We can’t afford to wait any longer.”

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Transit Justice on US DOT’s Greenhouse Gas Rule

“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. We applaud the Administration for taking this necessary and bold action. It is another important step to undoing the harms of the last Administration.

“The climate crisis is not coming. It is here now. And this rule will help meet this moment with the urgency needed.”

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