Support Funding for the International Atomic Energy Agency

As you develop the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, we urge you to ensure that the final bill includes robust funding for the accounts that support the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an international organization tasked with verifying that states comply with their commitments under the Non-Proliferation Treaty and other non-proliferation agreements.

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A Missed Opportunity on H.R. 8

H.R.8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, started out with ambition and promise but has since become a missed opportunity for the House to act on energy efficiency initiatives in a meaningful and bipartisan way.

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Oppose Schakowsky Amendment

We ask for your support to defeat Rep. Schakowsky’s amendment to strike Section 4125 of H.R. 8. This section has broad support from a diverse group of advocates, and seeks to restore integrity to the ENERGY STAR program for consumers, manufacturers, and the government. The ENERGY STAR program has proven to be a successful tool in advancing the development and use of energy efficient technologies.

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Support Duffy Amendment #76 to H.R. 8

Excessive bureaucratic rulemaking at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to threaten the balance between appropriate environmental protections and regulatory gridlock, while costing the American economy billions.

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Thank Secretary Jewell for Arctic Protection!

As you know, last month President Obama and the Department of the Interior cancelled two Arctic Ocean oil and gas leases. This historic victory for Arctic protection and conservation occurred after Shell’s announcement that that would abandoned exploration in the Chukchi Sea and suspend further exploration for the foreseeable future.

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