Climate Change

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Votes To Uphold Historic Climate Agreement

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) voted to uphold the historic Paris Climate Agreement, which the United States joined along with nearly 200 other countries in 2015. The central aim of the Paris Agreement was for the international community to work together through nationally determined contributions (NDC) to keep the global temperature rise to below 3.6 degrees…

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Unveils New Legislation to Support Clean Up of the Merrimack River

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Lowell, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) unveiled new legislation to support the cleanup of the Merrimack River. The Stop Sewage Overflow Act dramatically expands and improves the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program (Section 221), which is used to award federal grants to states and municipalities for the planning, design, and…

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Marks 100 Days in Office, Highlights Progress Being Made for Hardworking Families Across Massachusetts

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) marked 100 days as a Member of the 116th Congress, highlighting legislative progress on core pillars of her campaign promises.  “In 100 days, the House has wasted no time addressing important issues like background checks for gun purchases, expanding and protecting voting rights, restoring the open internet, protecting…

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Cosponsors the Climate Action Now Act

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced her support for H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, new legislation that would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and to develop a serious plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce pollution.  “In communities throughout Massachusetts and across the…

Representatives Trahan and Kuster Applaud House Passage of Legislation to Protect the Nashua River and its Tributaries

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Washington, DC – Representatives Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) today applauded House passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, which contained language to designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The bill authorizes a local advisory…

Representatives Trahan and Kuster, and Senators Markey, Warren, Shaheen, and Hassan Introduce Legislation to Protect Nashua River and its Tributaries

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Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Ann Kuster (NH-02) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced legislation to designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.…