Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Environment

Congressman Garamendi has made a career out of protecting our public lands and natural resources. He is a conservationist and outdoorsman who supports preserving public lands, and he works closely with hunters and fishermen. He believes clean air and clean water help create healthy communities. He is a consistent advocate for clean energy production and efficiency projects, because he understands that environmental stewardship and long term economic growth go hand-in-hand.

As a longtime resident of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Garamendi understands the economic, recreational and aesthetic benefits that it provides. He is fiercely opposed to an attempts to degrade this national treasure.

For more information concerning Congressman Garamendi's work and views on the issue of Environment, please contact his Washington, DC office

More on Environment

October 23, 2018 In The News

DENVER  — President Donald Trump has ordered the government to streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on four major water projects in the western United States and specifically targeted the Central Valley Project.

Trump signed a memorandum Friday aimed at the Central Valley Project and the California State Water Project in California, the Klamath Irrigation Project in Oregon and the federal Columbia River system in the Pacific Northwest.

October 23, 2018 In The News

Ask any environmental policy expert and they’ll tell you that water rights, water supply and water quality initiatives are complicated and contentious issues in California.

Those issues are about to get a whole lot more complicated.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

For Immediate Release:

October 11, 2018

Contact:

Alex Macfarlane (Thompson) 202-225-3311

Dante Atkins (Garamendi) 202-225-1880

 

Thompson and Garamendi Announce Disaster Loans Now Available for Nonprofits in Lake County

Assistance available through SBA as part of disaster declaration

October 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Public Assistance for Lake County for the Ranch and River Fires, commonly known as the Mendocino Complex fires. This declaration allows federal funds to be available to state and local governments provide support and assistance during the recovery process for the Mendocino Complex fires, which began on July 27, 2018 and burned across the region.

August 7, 2018 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 7, 2018

Contact:           GARAMENDI: Dante Atkins (202) 225-1880
                        THOMPSON: Alex Macfarlane (202) 225-3311
                        HUFFMAN:  Ben Miller (202) 225-5161

Congressmembers Garamendi, Thompson and Huffman Send Formal Request to President Trump for Major Disaster Declaration

July 19, 2018 Page

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May 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In their ongoing work to improve access to safe and reliable water, Congressmen Jim Costa (D-CA-16), Jeff Denham (R-CA-10), John Garamendi (D-CA-3), and Tom McClintock (R-CA-4) introduced H.R 5726, the Non-Federal Reservoir Operations Improvement Act, in the House of Representatives today. If enacted, the bipartisan legislation would resolve a technicality that impedes structural and operational improvements of water reservoirs and prevents reservoirs from functioning as efficiently as possible.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

California’s 3rd Congressional District—Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D—Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) spent the day meeting with constituents in Lake and Colusa counties:

March 23, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill provides increased funding for key priorities for infrastructure, national defense, research, and gun safety.