Rep. Carbajal Statement on Passage of Bill to Enable Extension of Diablo Canyon Lifespan

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement after the California legislature passed a measure that would provide financial support to extend the lifespan of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant by five years: “One only needs to step outside this week to be reminded of the critical need for California to be equipped to handle the increasing impacts of the climate crisis,…

Carbajal Delivers on Key Pillars of Inflation Action Plan with Vote to Send Energy and Health Care Package to President Biden’s Desk

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal voted to send the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a landmark package to lower health care and energy costs for Central Coast families while tackling climate change and reducing the budget deficit, to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law. “The Inflation Reduction Act is a landmark bill that meets the greatest challenges that we are facing today—from…

Congresista Carbajal: Nueva Ley de Reducción de Inflación Beneficiará a Familias de la Costa Central con Costos Más Bajos de Salud y Energía

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El congresista Salud Carbajal votó hoy para aprobar la nueva propuesta de ley de reducción de la inflación que devolverá dinero a los bolsillos de las familias de la Costa Central, reducirá los costos de salud y energía y combatirá el cambio climático. La nueva propuesta de ley, que será firmada por el presidente Biden en los próximos días, ayudará a reducir el costo de medicamentos…

Rep. Carbajal Invites Community Members to Attend First Public Discussion on Future of Diablo Canyon

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued a public invitation for citizens across the Central Coast to attend the first public meeting discussing the future of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant this upcoming Friday evening. The Joint-Agency workshop on California’s energy needs and the future of Diablo Canyon Power Plant, sponsored jointly by the California Energy Commission, California…

Congressman Carbajal Touts Recently-Passed Legislative Package to Combat Climate Change, Help California Combat Wildfires and Drought

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal highlighted his recent vote to pass a comprehensive legislative package aimed at improving climate resilience, restoration, and mitigation efforts to protect communities in California and across the country from the devastating effects of climate, wildfire, and drought. This past Friday, Carbajal and a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted…

Key Pieces of Carbajal Inflation Action Plan Headed to President Biden’s Desk

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal helped send key pieces of his Inflation Action Plan to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law; including provisions to invest in U.S. manufacturing of semiconductors, which will help lower the costs of everyday items from cars and household appliances, and create good-paying technology jobs by ensuring that next-generation technologies are made in…

Rep. Carbajal Statement on Future of Diablo Canyon Power Plant: “There are key questions that must be directly addressed”

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Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal issued the following statement on the future of Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP): “There is too much at stake for us to move backward in the fight to make California fully powered by clean energy in the face of climate change, rising fossil fuel prices, and record heat waves and drought. “But this isn’t just a matter of keeping the keys in the ignition…

Rep. Carbajal Praises Biden-Harris Commitment to Restrict New Offshore Oil Drilling on California Coast, Pushes for Full Ban on New Offshore Leases

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Today, Congressman Carbajal applauded the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement that it does not intend to sell new leases for offshore drilling on the California coast for the next five years, a priority he has pursued since his first days in Congress. “The Central Coast knows the devastation that oil spills can bring to our community, our wildlife, and our local economies. That’s…

Rep. Carbajal Applauds Biden-Harris Administration Announcement of First-Ever California Offshore Wind Lease Sale

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“After years of collaboration with our local, state, and federal partners, today’s announcement of the sale of California’s first-ever offshore wind leases proves that the Central Coast is leading the way to our clean energy future.” said Rep. Carbajal. “Offshore wind holds incredible promise as a means to tackle climate change, and will serve our environmental, clean energy, national security, and economic prosperity goals for generations to come. The proposed sale in Morro Bay will help secure the Central Coast’s dominance as a renewable energy powerhouse, which will attract new businesses and good paying, future-oriented jobs in a burgeoning sector of the economy.”

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