Future Fuels: Can Biofuels Make Gasoline Cleaner, Cheaper?

From: The Honorable Tammy Duckworth Sent By: virginia.hayes@mail.house.gov Date: 6/4/2015 Dear Colleagues, I would like to bring your attention to an upcoming briefing that will address the urgent issue of biofuels, now that EPA has released its 2016 Renewable Fuel Standard for comment. This briefing will examine the current state and potential future of biofuels […]

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Cosponsor Legislation to Stop Burdensome DOE Regulations on Ceiling Fans

From: The Honorable Charles W. Dent Sent By: dennis.petersen@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Dear Colleague, Summer is here, and that means two things: hot weather and higher electricity bills. This year, many Americans seeking to beat the heat without breaking the bank will consider the purchase of a ceiling fan. Ceiling fans use a fraction of the […]

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Join the Congressional Propane Caucus

From: The Honorable Robert E. Latta Sent By: Madeline.Barter@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Join the Congressional Propane Caucus Dear Colleague: We are very pleased to announce the formation of the Congressional Propane Caucus, and invite you to join. The Congressional Propane Caucus is being established to provide a bipartisan forum to engage Members of Congress, their staff, […]

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Reintroduction of Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act. Support a true all-of-the-above domestic energy policy

From: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Sent By: jeff.small@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Become an original cosponsor of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act of 2015 DEADLINE NOON THURSDAY, JUNE 4. Sponsors and Original Cosponsors so far int the 114th Congress (14): Paul Gosar*, Jared Polis*, Joe Heck*, Mike Thompson*, Trent Franks*, Raul Ruiz*, Dan Benishek, […]

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Support Clean Energy Production

From: The Honorable Jeff Duncan Sent By: Joshua.Gross@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2577 Date: 6/2/2015 Vote Yes on Duncan Avian Enforcement Amendment to CJS Dear Colleague, As you may know, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) of 1918 and Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA) of 1940, while well-intentioned, are significantly outdated. Under current law, the […]

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Briefing TODAY: DOE’s 2014 Hydropower Market Report

From: The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers Sent By: Melanie.Steele@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 2014 Hydropower Market Report Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Tuesday, June 2, 2015 1539 LHOB 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Dear Colleague, The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2014 Hydropower Market Report is first ever report to quantify […]

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Join Me in Securing Our Nations Energy Future and Minimizing Disruptions in Natural Gas Prices

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2295 Date: 6/2/2015 Supported by: America’s Natural Gas Alliance, International Union of Operating Engineers, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, & North America’s Building Trades Union Dear Colleague: The National Energy Security Corridor Act of 2015, H.R. 2295, is bipartisan legislation which seeks to address […]

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Support the Foster-Garrett Amendment to CJS Appropriations

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: samantha.warren@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2578 Date: 6/2/2015 Support the Foster-Garrett Amendment to End EPSCoR Dear Colleague, Every year, hundreds of billions of dollars is transferred out of states that pay more in federal taxes than they receive back in federal spending (the “Payer States”), into states that receive a […]

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Tell the EPA: Support Biomass Power and American Jobs!

From: The Honorable Ann M. Kuster Sent By: travis.krogman@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Current Co-signers: Kuster, Westerman, Garamendi, Benishek, Welch Dear Colleagues: Biomass power is an important part of electricity generation in the United States. A carbon neutral fuel source, biomass offers significant environmental benefits as well as the benefit of creating and sustaining good jobs right […]

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