WASINGTON, D.C. — The National Wildlife Federation thanked President Joe Biden and congressional leaders for their work passing the newly signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and urged them to build on the investments in the bipartisan law.
“This historic investment in clean water, habitat restoration, reclamation, resilience, and connectivity, and clean energy innovation underscores what’s possible when our leaders come together,” said Collin O'Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation. “Thank you to President Biden and the bipartisan group of senators, representatives, and other leaders who crafted and passed this historic restoration and resilience bill. Congress must build upon this strong foundation by passing the Build Back Better Act and finding common ground on solutions for the immense and interconnected crises we still face.”
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes a range of critical provisions for people and wildlife and investments in critical programs and priorities, including:
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