Tag: environmental defense fund

Val Demings Gets Support for Solar Manufacturing Included in Democrats’ America Competes Act

U.S. Rep. Val Demings’, D-Fla., proposal sending $3 billion over the next five years to solar component manufacturing companies is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill. Demings, who is looking to challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio,...

Dawn Shirreffs: The Cost of Inaction on Climate Change

Costs of Inaction, a new analysis from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), provides Floridians with the data needed to calculate the near-term costs of climate change to their family budgets and businesses and encourages policymakers to reduce climate-warming pollution.

Environmental Issues Could Hit Floridians Where it Hurts – in Their Wallets

This week, the Environmental Defense Fund released “Cost of Inaction” reports on several states, including Florida, detailing just how expensive these problems could become. 

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Don Young Team Up to Push for $3 Billion for Coastline Projects

U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., brought out the “Shovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act” on Friday and she showcased it this week. U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House’s history and the current dean of the House, is the lead cosponsor of the proposal.