S. 363, Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2013

As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on September 18, 2014 S. 363 would authorize the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to award leases, on a noncompetitive basis, for the development of geothermal resources on certain federal lands. Based on information provided by BLM, the Department of Energy (DOE), and individuals working […]

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Secretary Moniz Hosts Energy Security Symposium, Honors Dr. Daniel Yergin with First James R. Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security

WASHINGTON— To commemorate the 37th anniversary of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) opening in 1977 and to kick off National Energy Action Month, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today hosted the first Schlesinger Medal Ceremony and Symposium on Energy Security. The Secretary began the event by presenting the new James R. Schlesinger Medal to world-renowned energy […]

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Briefing on Energy and U.S. Free Trade Agreements

From: The Honorable Paul Tonko Sent By: brendan.larkin@mail.house.gov Date: 9/29/2014 Energy and U.S. Free Trade Agreements Briefing: A look into energy and climate in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) 9:00am-10:00am, Thursday, October 2nd H-122, The Capitol Light breakfast will be provided Please RSVP: andrew.linhardt@sierraclub.org Dear Colleague, By now you likely have received an […]

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Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine are in a gas dispute as winter approaches

From: The Honorable Michael R. Turner Sent By: vince.erfe@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 6 Date: 9/29/2014 Washington Post: Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine are in a gas dispute as winter approaches Dear Colleague: I would like to bring to your attention a recent Washington Post article entitled “Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine are in a gas dispute as winter […]

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Cosponsor The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014!

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: ben.gutman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4426 Date: 7/30/2014 COSPONSOR The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014 Act now, before August! Current cosponsors: Zoe Lofgren, Doris O. Matsui, Mike Honda, Chellie Pingree, Wm Lacy Clay, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Judy Chu, Steve Israel, Matt Cartwright, Katherine Clark, Mike Quigley, Rush Holt, Niki Tsongas, […]

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THE HEALTHY CLIMATE AND FAMILY SECURITY ACT – LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS

From: The Honorable Chris Van Hollen Sent By: bill.parsons@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 CURRENT COSPONSORS: Cartwright, Lowenthal, Connolly, Blumenauer, Holt, Norton Dear Colleague:           Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, with C02 levels in the atmosphere reaching 400 parts per million in 2013 for the first time in human history.  […]

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Cosponsor The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014!

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: ben.gutman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4426 Date: 7/30/2014 COSPONSOR The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014 Act now, before August! Current cosponsors: Zoe Lofgren, Doris O. Matsui, Mike Honda, Chellie Pingree, Wm Lacy Clay, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Judy Chu, Steve Israel, Matt Cartwright, Katherine Clark, Mike Quigley, Rush Holt, Niki Tsongas, […]

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The Health Climate and Family Security Act – LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS

From: The Honorable Chris Van Hollen Sent By: bill.parsons@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 CURRENT COSPONSORS: Cartwright, Lowenthal, Connolly, Blumenauer, Holt, Norton Dear Colleague:           Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, with C02 levels in the atmosphere reaching 400 parts per million in 2013 for the first time in human history.  […]

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Protect American Jobs & Stop the Out-Of-Control EPA – Cosponsor the ORDEAL Act

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: greg.safsten@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Protect American Jobs & Stop the Out-Of-Control EPA Cosponsor the Ozone Regulatory Delay and Extension of Assessment Length (ORDEAL) Act Dear Colleague, In 2008, the EPA reduced the permitted ozone standard from 84 ppb to 75 ppb. Counties in non-attainment status, those that have ozone levels […]

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Please Join Us At the 17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

From: The Honorable David G. Reichert Sent By: Colin.Swanson@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Dear Colleague, On July 31st, the Sustainable Energy Coalition — with honorary co-hosts U.S. House and Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (RE/EE) Caucuses and in partnership with the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Caucus, Higher Performance Buildings Caucus, the Energy Savings Performance Contracts Caucus, and […]

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