TODAY 3/1 : The Oceans’ Contribution to the National Economy

The oceans and Great Lakes accounted for about $360 Billion towards the U.S. GDP and employed over 3 million people in 2013. In addition to the recreation, tourism, fishing, and ship-building activities that take place in coastal areas, almost $2 trillion in exports and imports passes through US ports annually.

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Restore LIHEAP Funding in FY2017

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: isaac.loeb@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Deadline to Sign on is COB Friday, March 18th   Deadline to Enter Submission Online is COB Thursday, March 24th    Dear Colleague, The past few winters’ frigid conditions are a reminder of the importance of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP […]

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Support American Leadership in Fusion Science

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: Angela.Ebiner@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Support American Leadership in Fusion Science *This is a programmatic request* Dear Colleague: Please join us in signing this letter to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee in support of President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request of $330 million, an increase of […]

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Support Fusion Energy Research Programs in FY 2017

I urge you to join me in sending the attached letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, urging them to provide strong funding for both the domestic fusion research and facilities program and the international ITER fusion project within the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences.

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SUPPORT the HUFFMAN Amendment #43 to the SHARE Act

Please join us in the BIPARTISAN effort to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by supporting the Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Amendment #43 to H.R. 2406, the SHARE Act. This amendment would protect the 1.5 million-acre Coastal Plain as recommended in the Department of the Interior’s recently released conservation plan for the Refuge.

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Support Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

I write to ask you to join me in sending the letter below to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, urging it to support the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request of $2.898 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and its critical programs that partner the federal government with industry, academia, and research facilities to secure America’s energy future.

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