Sign Letter to EPA Regarding Methane Emmissions

As the Obama Administration enters its final stretch, there is work left to do in order to achieve the goals of the Climate Action Plan (CAP). Importantly, action to curb methane emissions, a greenhouse gas considered twenty-five times more powerful over the short-term than carbon dioxide, is necessary to meet CAP targets.

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Great Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2016

The science and research required to support our $7 billion Great Lakes fisheries industry is being held back by outdated technology and inadequate staffing levels. Unlike coastal fisheries, no dedicated federal funding currently exists for Great Lakes fisheries research. As a result, advanced technologies are not being deployed in the Great Lakes and research into invasive species is severely lacking, despite the threat invasive species pose to the Great Lakes ecosystem and the region’s economy. Clear authority and dedicated funding for the Great Lakes Science Center is needed to bring Great Lakes fishery research into the 21st century.

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