President’s Leadership Brought People Together to Secure Landmark Investments in Climate, Clean Energy Solutions
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Build Back Better Act is a critical milestone in securing the largest legislative investments in policies and programs since the New Deal that will create jobs, strengthen community resilience, address environmental injustices, slow climate change, and recover wildlife.
“The Build Back Better Act will be the largest investment ever in climate action, natural resource restoration, community resilience and revitalization, clean water and air, and good-paying jobs since the New Deal. We thank President Biden and Speaker Pelosi for uniting the caucus to secure historic victories for people and wildlife alike,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation. “From the unprecedented investments in restoring our natural resources and establishing a Civilian Climate Corps to the expansion of domestic manufacturing and deployment of cleaner energy, transportation, and materials, these investments will help us achieve the promise of a clean energy future that leaves no community behind.”
The Build Back Better Act includes a range of provisions and investments that will benefit people and wildlife alike, including:
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