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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-leading with Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia to oppose a proposed rule that limits companies’ ability to use environmental, social, governance (ESG) principles in their investments. The Boyle letter was co-signed by 42 Members of Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation—the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act (H.R. 5165)—was included in the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ comprehensive congressional climate action framework. H.R. 5165 seeks to create clean energy jobs and invest in the future of American manufacturing in the effort to solve the climate crisis.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation, the Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, was included in a package of bills that successfully passed the House of Representatives today. The package, titled the PFAS Action Act of 2019 (H.R. 535), creates meaningful regulations for the first time to protect American families from harmful contaminants.
Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Senate Republicans elimination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) provisions within the National Defense Authorization Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today announced that his legislation (Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, H.R. 2377) was successfully voted on and passed out of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act ( H.R. 5165 ) a bill that will revive the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit (Section 48C)—a program that invests in U.S. manufacturing capacity to supply clean energy projects with American-made equipment.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Reps. Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) held a press conference to announce a $1 million federal grant for research on the health effects of PFAS exposure. PFAS chemicals have long been used in a range of consumer products, and the military continues to use aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) in firefighting training exercises.
WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation (Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, H.R. 2377) was voted on and passed out of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to rollback Obama-era regulations on methane emissions. The proposal would remove requirements in oil and gas operations to install controls to reduce the release of methane during processing and storing of methane.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.2407, a House Appropriations package including the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy and Water Appropriations Act. This package includes an amendment offered by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) which prohibits the Trump administration from rejecting any grant application for using the term “global warming” or the term “climate change” in the application.