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  • News & Media Illinois Energy Bill Charts Critical Path to Decarbonization, Emphasizes Equity

    BOSTON – Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will sign into law a sweeping energy bill that will require the decarbonization of the state’s power sector by 2045, “a tremendous victory for Illinois, and for U.S. and global efforts to combat climate change and prioritize equity in the transition to a low-carbon economy,” said Andrew Place, State

    September 14, 2021
  • News & Media Join CATF on October 1

    CATF is celebrating 25 years of leadership in climate and air pollution policy this October, starting with a virtual forum on Friday, October 1. Please join us from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST for The Future of Climate: Creating the Blueprint for Climate Solutions. Register Online to Attend! Your partnership is essential to our […]

    September 14, 2021
  • News & Media House Ways & Means must advance legislation to support critical carbon-free technologies, groups urge Committee leadership 

    WASHINGTON – Today, Clean Air Task Force joined a cadre of climate-focused NGOs to urge the House Ways & Means Committee to advance legislation that will establish and extend clean energy tax credits to critical emerging and enabling carbon-free technologies, citing the way such policies would help the U.S. combat the climate crisis, create jobs, reinvigorate […]

    September 13, 2021
  • News & Media Build Back Better Act would make crucial clean energy investments to combat climate change

    Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the “Build Back Better Act”, the bill text for the mark-up of legislative recommendations for a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. CATF Advocacy Director Conrad Schneider said: “CATF supports the newly released “Build Back Better Act” from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which proposes crucial investments in […]

    September 10, 2021
  • News & Media House vote on bipartisan infrastructure package and budget reconciliation process an encouraging step forward

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House voted to approve the $3.5 trillion Budget Resolution, and adopted a rule for consideration of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Lindsey Baxter Griffith, Director of Federal Policy at Clean Air Task Force, said: “We are pleased to see both the bipartisan infrastructure package and budget reconciliation process move forward […]

    August 24, 2021
  • Policy Complete rethink of U.S. electricity transmission is needed, finds new report

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Most analyses find that to manage climate change, the United States will need to double or triple the size of its electric transmission system to move low-cost wind and solar energy around the nation and back it up with always-on power plants. But a newly released report from Clean Air Task Force […]

    August 23, 2021
  • News & Media Clean Air Task Force Selected to Host a Young African Climate Leader

    Clean Air Task Force is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host Nair de Sousa, a Fellow from Angola, in the Professional Development Experience (PDE) component of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders from August 9 to September 17, 2021, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship […]

    August 10, 2021
  • News & Media Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure package, a necessary first step on climate action in this Congress    

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act with a decisive 69-30 vote on Tuesday morning, teeing up the House to consider the package later this year.  The Act clears the decks in the Senate for Democrats to begin working in earnest on a budget reconciliation bill that could […]

    August 10, 2021
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