Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) announced he is reintroducing his bill aimed at protecting the Central Coast in response to a renewed push by the new House Republican majority seeking to expand offshore drilling and the sale of public lands to oil companies.
“When I first came to Congress six years ago, I pledged to our Central Coast communities that I would fight back against… Read more »
This week, U.S. Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) highlighted the $10 million investment in critical monarch butterfly and pollinator conservation they secured in the federal funding package passed at the end of last year.
The $10 million in federal funds, a $6 million increase over what was approved for the prior fiscal year, includes $3 million made… Read more »
This week, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) joined House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and eight other Members of Congress from California in a letter to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) outlining needed improvements to the decommissioning process for offshore oil and gas… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal applauded the conclusion of an auction to sell three leases off the coast of Morro Bay to become the West Coast’s first offshore wind energy sites.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held the sale today for approximately 373,268 acres off the coasts of Northern and Central California with the potential to produce over 4.5 GW of offshore wind… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and the Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announced the conditional selection of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, located near Avila Beach, California, to receive the first round of funding from the Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program.
“In the face of record heat waves and a deepening climate crisis, there is… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal applauded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an offshore wind energy lease sale on Dec. 6, 2022 for areas off the coast of California including Morro Bay.
BOEM will offer five lease areas in California that total approximately 373,268 acres with the potential to produce over 4.5… Read more »
Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal announced that California will receive over $5,000,000,000 from programs funded by the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to strengthen roads and bridges and build out a statewide network of electric vehicle charging stations.
“Through my work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I helped craft the largest investment in fixing… Read more »
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,… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »