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October 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC  -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Chair of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of a comprehensive national strategy to confront PFAS pollution:

September 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) participated in the House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology’s mark-up and voted in support of SST’s portion of the Build Back Better Act.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill released the following statement on the historic and deadly levels of rainfall and flooding that resulted from the remnants of Hurricane Ida:

August 17, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) toured the facilities of one of Morris County’s largest employers, GAF, to highlight their ground-breaking work and discuss her recently introduced legislation, the Revamping Appropriate Incentives for Solar Energy for (RAISE) the Roof Act.

August 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC–– Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Chair of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee, released the following statement in response to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) new report “Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis”:

August 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal:

August 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC –– Today, Representatives Mikie Sherill (NJ-11) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) introduced the Revamping Appropriate Incentives for Solar Energy for (RAISE) the Roof Act, which clarifies and expands the solar investment tax credit (ITC) to include integrated solar roofs. This move would maximize the positive climate and economic impacts of the next generation of solar energy technology.

Senator Jon Ossoff (GA) introduced companion legislation in the Senate today.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC–– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for H.R. 4502, the seven-bill Appropriations “Minibus” package, which includes funding for all ten Community Projects she submitted on behalf of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, among other key priorities including the Gateway Tunnel Project, healthcare for veterans, and investments in clean energy.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act of 2021, a comprehensive, bipartisan piece of legislation to address the public health threat from PFAS chemicals and to hold polluters accountable.

July 14, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ –– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and business leaders from across northern New Jersey at a roundtable discussion on clean energy and the key ways crucial infrastructure investments will fuel the growth of sustainable businesses across the state.

Rep. Sherrill and Secretary Granholm were joined by: