I am a strong supporter of federal laws like the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and Endangered Species Act. Not only must we clean-up contaminated sites that resulted from past mistakes, but we must also protect and preserve our environment, natural resources, and promote the conservation of wildlife for future generations to enjoy.

  • February 2022
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    Brownley Applauds Passage of Critical Investments in Alternative Protein Research in the America COMPETES Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of the America COMPETES Act, a bold and transformative legislative package to bolster American production of semiconductor chips, support our national supply chains and American manufacturing, advance U.S. scientific research and innovation, and position American interests and values to strengthen our global competitiveness, while prioritizing and investing in a sustainable future.

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  • April 2021
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    Brownley, Grijalva, Lowenthal Introduce Legislation to Improve Oversight and Safety of Offshore Pipelines

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Chair of the Natural Resources Committee Raúl M. Grijalva, and Chair of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Alan Lowenthal introduced the Offshore Pipeline Safety Act, which would address the lack of proper oversight of active and decommissioned offshore oil and gas pipelines.

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  • June 2020
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    Brownley and the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Release House Climate Crisis Action Plan

    Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive plan that delineates a framework for congressional climate action on combating the climate crisis.

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  • February 2020
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    Brownley Statement on 2020 State of the Union

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) issued a statement today after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

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  • January 2020
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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Make the Federal Government a Zero-Emission Vehicle Leader

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced the Green Federal Fleet Act, which would require all new, non-tactical, passenger vehicles purchased or leased by the federal government to be zero-emission vehicles.

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  • December 2019
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    Brownley Joins Bicameral Congressional Delegation to Madrid for COP25

    Congresswoman Brownley (D-Westlake Village) joined a bicameral Congressional delegation visit to Madrid, Spain for the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP25.

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  • June 2019
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    Brownley Introduces Bill to Help Homeowners Recover After Disasters

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced the Protecting Homeowners from Disaster Act, legislation that will restore the tax deduction for property and casualty losses that was eliminated by the 2017 GOP Tax Scam.

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    House Approves Brownley Amendment to Increase Funding for Wildfire Science

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that included an amendment offered by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) to increase federal funding for wildfire science research. Brownley offered her amendment to the FY 2020 appropriations bill (H.R. 3055) to increase funding for the Joint Fire Science Program within the U.S. Department of Interior from $3 million to $4 million.

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    Brownley and Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Castor Take Tour of Ventura County to See Firsthand the Impacts of Climate Change and Efforts Underway to Combat These Effects

    On Friday, May 31st, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-FL), Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, took a tour of Ventura County to discuss the various ways climate change is already affecting and will continue to impact different sectors of the region. Congresswoman Brownley and Chair Castor visited Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu, held a roundtable discussion at the Port of Hueneme, and toured Houweling’s Tomatoes in Camarillo.  

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  • February 2019
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    Brownley Appointed to Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) released a statement after it was announced that she would serve as a member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

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  • August 2017
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    Brownley Announces $216,000 Grant for Ventura County to Fight Air Pollution

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced nearly $216,000 in federal grant funding for the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District to fight air pollution in the region.

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  • June 2017
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    Brownley Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released a statement after President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement signed by 194 other countries.

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