• Brown Joins Group of 30 Senators Calling On EPA to Deliver On Promises Made In PFAS Action Plan

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined a group of 30 Senators in a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting he provide an updated timeline for when the EPA will implement commitments made in the agency’s plan to co...…Read More

    Posted on 2/18/2020 | Environmental Protection Agency, Drinking water, EPA, bipartisan
  • Senate Set To Pass Spending Package with Priorities for Veterans and Servicemembers That Brown Secured

    Today, the Senate is expected to pass a spending package that includes wins for Ohio’s servicemembers and veterans that Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) helped secure. The spending package passed the House earlier this week and is expected to pass the Senate later tod...…Read More

    Posted on 12/19/2019 | Defense Appropriations Bill, Safety standards, DOL, SEC, HELP, EPA, NDAA
  • Brown Announces More Than $300,000 for Dayton Public Schools to Reduce Air Emissions

    Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $330,375 to the Dayton Public School District to reduce air emissions from its school bus fleet. The funding will provide help to replace 15 old diesel...…Read More

    Posted on 11/5/2019 | Air Emissions, Dayton, EPA, Dayton Public Schools
  • Brown Reintroduces Legislation to Combat Threat of Antibiotic-Resistant “Superbugs”

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation to protect Ohioans from deadly “superbugs” by combatting antibiotic resistance. Brown’s bill, the Strategies to Address Antibiotic Resistance (STAAR) Act, would provide a multi-pronged strategy to help limi...…Read More

    Posted on 8/13/2019 | antibiotic resistance, CDC, EPA, National Security, Public health
  • Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Leads Bicameral Effort to Preserve the Great Lakes

    WASHINGTON - This week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019, legislation that would reauthorize the GLRI for another five years and increase authorized funding for the program from $300 million annually to $475 million...…Read More

    Posted on 7/26/2019 | Conservation, Algal Blooms, Fish, bipartisan, Great Lakes, Climate change, EPA
  • Brown Takes Action to Support Coal Miners Affected By Black Lung