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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Bill Foster (IL-11) led 19 Members of Congress in urging U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler to reconsider rolling back the 2012 automobile fuel efficiency standards.
On March 31, 2020, the administration announced a new rule that would slash fuel efficiency standards from a goal of 55 mpg by 2025 to 40 mpg by 2026, eliminating one of the government’s most effective tools to combat climate change.
Fairfield, NJ -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill toured six Superfund sites in the 11th District of New Jersey. Congresswoman Sherrill was joined on the tour by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Peter D. Lopez, NJDEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe, and well as other local officials from Chatham Township, Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough, and Fairfield.