U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden today announced more than $1,000,000 in National Park Service (NPS) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects in Maine.
The funding was allocated as follows:
$495,756 for the town of… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Reps. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), Ken Calvert (R-Calif.), and Greg Pence (R-Ind.) introduced the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of 2023. The bill would reauthorize the DERA program through fiscal year 2029 at the current level of $100 million annually.
In 2005, Congress enacted the original Diesel Emissions… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today led a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging the EPA to finalize a generation pathway for electric renewable identification numbers (eRINs) for electricity produced from renewable biomass and used as transportation fuel under the long-approved renewable electricity… Read more »
House Republicans passed their fiscal year 2024 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill that takes an aggressive anti-environment and pro-pollution stance with a crippling 39% cut to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and policy provisions that will endanger public health, strain the economy, and increase costs. In remarks before the Appropriations Committee on… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, today derided Republicans’ Fiscal Year 2024 funding bill for the Subcommittee, which defunds cash-strapped National Parks, decimates funding to prevent climate disasters, and shuts down public museum… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, are calling on the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene Dodaro to outline ways the fashion industry and Environmental Protection… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) announced a Lincoln Academy student, Noah Arbuckle, is one of the first-place winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Pollution Prevention Works: A Storytelling Challenge for Students.” Noah created a video that features the semiconductor manufacturing company GlobalFoundries and the pollution prevention (P2)… Read more »
On World Oceans Day, U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Rob Wittman (R-Va.), and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to uplift and support aquaculture and aquaculture farmers and harvesters.
The Sustaining Healthy Ecosystems, Livelihoods, and Local Seafood (SHELLS) Act will create a program office for… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee, is applauding the Biden-Harris Administration’s $2.6 billion investment in climate resilience and coastal communities. This historic funding, made possible through the Inflation Reduction Act passed by Congress and signed into law by… Read more »
Today, U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.) introduced legislation to strengthen coastal communities and the blue economy of Maine and the U.S. through technological research and development, job training, and cross-sector partnerships. The bipartisan Ocean Regional Opportunity and Innovation (Ocean ROI) Act, which was introduced in… Read more »