• February 2024
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Expand Agriculture Climate Research and Practices 

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Improving Coordination of Agriculture Research and Data Act, legislation that would better facilitate the coordination of agriculture climate research, data collection, and monitoring, as well as expand adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices. 

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  • January 2024
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    Brownley, Carbajal Secure $12 Million for EV Charging Infrastructure Across Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley and Congressman Salud Carbajal announced a grant award of $12 million for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across Ventura County. With this funding, the County of Ventura will make critical investments to ensure that residents, businesses, and visitors to the region are able to take part in a cleaner, greener, and safer future, while creating jobs and strengthening the local economy.  

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    Brownley, Castor, Connolly, and Tonko Urge EPA to Strengthen Landfill Emissions Standards

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley announced Congressional action to urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen the New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills under Section 111 of the Clear Air Act. Brownley was joined by Representatives Kathy Castor, Gerald Connolly, and Paul Tonko in sending a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan to request EPA strengthen landfill regulations.

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  • November 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Promote Bidirectional Electric Vehicle Charging in the U.S.

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Bidirectional Electric Vehicle Charging Act, legislation that would promote bidirectional capabilities for electric vehicles and buses.

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  • September 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Create Climate Food Label 

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Climate-Friendly Food Label Task Force Act to establish an advisory panel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the development of a climate-friendly certification for food products.

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  • April 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Make the Federal Government a Zero-Emission Leader and Improve Sustainability of Federal Infrastructure

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Green Energy for Federal Buildings Act and the Green Federal Fleet Act to direct federal resources towards renewable energy initiatives at federal facilities and on federal lands and when procuring vehicles.

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  • March 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Protect Marine Mammals From the Climate Crisis

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley reintroduced the Marine Mammal Climate Change Protection Act, legislation to better protect marine mammals that are threatened by the climate crisis.

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  • February 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Improve Conservation Practices in Agriculture

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Conservation for Agricultural Leased Land Act (CALL Act) and the Climate Agricultural Conservation Practices Act to assist farmers in the transition to environmentally conscious conservation practices in agriculture.

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  • August 2022
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    Brownley Applauds House Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley applauded House passage of H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act, historic legislation that will lower working families’ costs, create millions of good-paying jobs, reduce the national deficit, and take significant action on climate change. 

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  • June 2022
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    Brownley Statement on Supreme Court Decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • July 2021
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    Brownley, Kuster, Pingree, Booker Introduce Bills to Incentivize Sustainable Practices in Food Consumption

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced two bills, the Zero Food Waste Act and the Cultivating Organic Matter through the Promotion Of Sustainable Techniques (COMPOST) Act, to reduce the amount of food wasted in the U.S. and to redirect food waste to composting projects. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.

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  • June 2021
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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Protect Marine Mammals from the Climate Crisis

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley reintroduced the Marine Mammal Climate Change Protection Act, legislation to better protect marine mammals that are threatened by the climate crisis.

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  • April 2021
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Support America’s Farmers in Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of two bills, the Climate Agricultural Conservation Practices Act and the Conservation for Agricultural Leased Land (CALL) Act, to help agricultural producers and farmers address the impacts of climate change.

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  • February 2021
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    Brownley Introduces Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure Legislative Package

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of several sustainability bills that will leverage the resources of the federal government to support a renewable energy economy and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in the federal transportation and infrastructure sectors.

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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Improve Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings of Home Appliances

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Energy Efficient Appliances Act, which will improve federal energy efficiency standards for a wide range of appliances, reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and save consumers and businesses money.

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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Assess Climate Resiliency of Transportation Infrastructure

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the recent introduction of the Climate Resilient Transportation Infrastructure Act, a bill which will require the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the climate resiliency of federally-funded transportation infrastructure.

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