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Campaign Manager, State-Federal Climate Initiative
Senior Director, Domestic Climate and Energy Policy
Director, Infrastructure Policy
Campaign Manager, Energy and Environment Campaigns
Senior Policy Analyst
Director, Public Lands
Senior Director, Strategy and Operations
Senior Director, International Climate Policy
Senior Director, Racial Equity and Justice
Director, International Climate Policy
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Americans celebrate how the Inflation Reduction Act has benefited their lives in the year since its passage.
Aug 9, 2023
A climate organizer in the Southwest discusses how low-income and environmental justice communities benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act.
Southwest Detroit resident and activist Raquel Garcia describes how environmental concerns in her community have been ignored by the government. But the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing environmental justice gives her hope that progress is finally happening.
Jun 28, 2023
Pennsylvania resident Kelly Forest explains how transitioning to clean energy can save on costs for everyday Americans. Americans now have even more opportunities to cut their energy bills by taking advantage of tax incentives from the Inflation Reduction Act.
Jun 20, 2023
Alisha Vasquez describes how economic barriers make it harder for lower-to-middle-income Americans to take advantage of solar tax credits. But since the Inflation Reduction Act increased solar installation tax credits and created programs to increase equity in clean energy, families such as Vasquez’s were able to install solar.
Apr 26, 2023
Arizona Daily Star
This week on “The Tent,” Dr. Leah Stokes joins Daniella for a special Earth Day episode that unpacks how the Inflation Reduction Act's investments can help in the fight against climate change.
Apr 20, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is plugging orphaned oil and gas wells—boosting job creation, reducing pollution, and improving public health.
Apr 13, 2023
Maysville, North Carolina, Town Manager Schumata Brown writes about how PFAS contamination has affected his rural community for years. With funding from the infrastructure law, the Biden administration is delivering much-needed funding for water infrastructure to rural communities.
Apr 3, 2023
the New Bern Sun Journal
In an op-ed, New Hampshire state Rep. Wendy E.N. Thomas (D) describes how contaminated drinking water contributed to deteriorating public health in her community. Thomas explains how federal grants from the Biden administration’s infrastructure policies are delivering long-awaited relief to affected communities.
Dec 29, 2022
the New Hampshire Union Leader
Wendy E.N. Thomas
A woman whose young son contracted lead poisoning sees her community benefit from lead removal funds in the bipartisan infrastructure law.
Dec 12, 2022
Residents in Merrimack, New Hampshire, will finally have clean drinking water thanks to water remediation investments in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Sep 20, 2022
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