Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Economy-Wide Incentives

Economy-Wide Incentives

The United States must take immediate, coordinated action at all levels of government and in partnership with countries around the world to prevent the average global temperature from increasing beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius.​

H.R.2000 (115th) - CLEANER Act (Cartwright)

Energy and Commerce
Co-Sponsors: 73 – 73 Democrats

This bill aims to eliminate a hazardous waste exemption that was added onto the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) in 1980. That amendment, which exempted oil and gas companies from having to comply with hazardous waste disposal standards, would be removed under the CLEANER Act, forcing oil, gas and geothermal companies to play by the same rules as other industries.

H.Res. 288 (116th) — Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green Real Deal (Gaetz)

Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Ways and Means, Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, Oversight and Reform
Co-Sponsors: 1–0 Democrats, 1 Republican

This resolution proposes a series of federal policies and programs, as well as fiscal and environmental reforms to achieve robust, economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions reductions, as well as for other purposes.

H.Res. 109 (116th) — Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal (Ocasio-Cortez)

Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology; Education and Labor; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Judiciary; Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform
Cosponsors: 91–91 Democrats, 0 Republicans

This resolution proposes a series of federal policies and programs, as well as fiscal and environmental reforms to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in 10 years, as well as for other purposes.

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