Environment and Sustainability
Businesses are invested in America’s communities, and a clean, healthy environment is critical for quality of life and economic strength in every community. Companies across industries have undertaken sustainability initiatives to improve their operations and reduce their environmental footprint, utilizing new technology and seeking efficiency.
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- Resilience Should Be on the Climate AgendaInvestments, policies, and programs focused on resilience and pre-disaster mitigation offer an opportunity for a more comprehensive and strategic approach to safeguarding communities across the nation.
- 4 Climate Innovations Led By BusinessBusinesses are investing in blue hydrogen, direct air capture, and other climate technologies to build a more sustainable future.
- Reducing Methane Emissions Through Smart Policy ChangesHere’s how policymakers are taking action to reduce methane emissions for a positive impact on the environment and the economy.
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A challenge of this magnitude requires collaboration, not confrontation, to advance the best ideas and policies. Together, we can forge solutions that improve our environment and grow our economy—leaving the world better for generations to come. We stand with every American seeking a cleaner, stronger environment—for today and tomorrow.
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This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, urging removal of Section 333 from the final National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 conference agreement that would restrict procurement of certain products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry and the House Committee on Agriculture, supporting H.R. 4288, the "Agricultural Labeling Uniformity Act."
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, supporting S.J.Res. 9 and S.J.Res. 24, that would disapprove two United States Fish and Wildlife Service regulations regarding the designation of "Lesser Prairie-Chicken and Northern Long-Eared Bat."
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Financial Services, on a markup in the committee on July 27.
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, opposing S. 2283, the "PFAS-Free Procurement Act of 2023."
This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations on the Fiscal Year 2024 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Legislation.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate on S. 2226, the "Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act."
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on H.R. 2670, the "Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act."