Bennet Joins Carper, 55 Colleagues in Bicameral Letter to White House Demanding Release of Public Records about Fast-Tracked Projects

Members: “These reports contain information on how billions of taxpayer dollars will be spent on projects impacting the health and safety of their communities… By keeping these reports from the public, this administration is concealing its own response to the economic crisis brought on by the COVID

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and 55 of their Congressional colleagues in urging the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to release public records about the Trump Administration’s implementation of the president’s executive order signed June 4, 2020.

Bennet, Colleagues Criticize Trump Changes That Substantially Understate the Costs of Climate Change, Putting America’s Economic Health at Serious Risk

GAO Report Released by Senators Found That Administration Has No Plan to Address Recommendations from Leading Experts

In a report released by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and six U.S. Senate colleagues, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that President Donald Trump’s changes to the federal government’s core measure of the costs of climate change, the social cost of carbon, mean “current federal estimates [of climate effects] . . . are about 7 times lower than the prior federal estimates.”

Bennet Joins Bicameral Call for Investing in Clean Energy Workforce in COVID-19 Economic Recovery Packages

Lawmakers’ Letter Comes As Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Workers Have Experienced Job Loss As a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bicameral group of his colleagues in a letter signed by 57 Members of Congress urging congressional leaders to prioritize a clean energy recovery plan in upcoming economic relief and recovery packages to deal with the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet Requests Action on Energy Tax Policy Priorities

Bennet Priorities Languishing in Committee are Critical to Addressing the Climate Crisis

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, and 27 of his Democratic colleagues requested Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) take action on languishing energy tax policy priorities to help address the growing threat of the climate crisis.

Bennet Applauds $28 Million Funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit

Funding Follows Bennet’s Decade-Long Effort to Move Conduit Forward

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement applauding news that the Arkansas Valley Conduit will receive $28 million of Bureau of Reclamation funding to begin construction on the water diversion and storage project in the lower Arkansas Valley, which would bring clean drinking water to an estimated 50,000 Coloradans.

Bennet Echoes Local Concerns with Proposed Resource Management Plan for BLM Uncompahgre Field Office

After Last Minute Changes by BLM Undercut Local Governments, Bennet Asks BLM to Reengage with Community

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to reiterate concerns expressed by the State of Colorado, local governments, and a diverse group of local stakeholders with the proposed Resource Management Plan (PRMP) recently put forward by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Uncompahgre Field Office (UFO).

Bennet, Udall Introduce Major Resolution to Set National Conservation Goal: Conserve 30% of U.S. Lands and Oceans by 2030

The Thirty by Thirty Resolution to Save Nature Creates a Roadmap for Reversing the Conservation, Climate, and Wildlife Crises, as Ecosystems and Wildlife Species Near the Point of No Return

Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) introduced a major Senate resolution to set a national goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the land and 30 percent of the ocean within the territory of the United States by 2030.