Solar Panel Technology Demo Day 7/19

We invite you and your staff to join us at the technology demonstration day with Ascent Solar from Thornton, Colorado.  Ascent Solar designs, develops, and manufactures solar technology and power solutions for remote locations and extreme environments. It
does so by using flexible, thin-film materials.  This enables the use of solar power in many existing and emerging defense, consumer electronic, space, and aerospace applications. 

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Urge Secretary Mattis to Comply with Congressional Intent In Regard To Climate Change Reporting

On May 10, 2018,
The Washington Post reported that during revision of the Department of Defense’s January 2018 Screening Level Vulnerability Assessment Survey Report, defense officials removed information relating to the term climate change and its associated potential
risks to the missions of the Department. This came despite language the President signed into law (in the FY18 NDAA) confirming that climate change is a direct threat to our national security. Altering these reports, many of which have been mandated by Congress,
is a significant step backwards when it comes to pragmatically addressing this issue.

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Stand with NATO Allies Against Russian Power Plays

With the NATO Summit commencing on July 11th, I invite you to join me as a cosponsor on the Countering Russian Power Plays Act, new legislation to impose sanctions on the people and companies working on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 gas
pipeline.

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Letter to Leader McConnell Regarding CPSC Nominations

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was established by Congress in 1972 to help prevent the unreasonable risk of injury or death from consumer products.  It accomplishes this mission primarily through developing uniform safety standards, conducting
research into product performance and related injury or illness, and, when necessary, coordinating recalls of defective or dangerous consumer goods.

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Protect Our Communities From Dangerous Coal Ash Waste

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to reverse his decision to revise the 2015 Coal Ash Rule, which established the first consistent set of federal regulations
for the safe and appropriate disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from electric utilities and power producers. This decision ignores years of robust scientific assessment and stakeholder input, represents a severe threat to human health and the
environment across the country, and undermines public input by issuing an only 45-day comment period.

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Defend Our Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

Today, the world is flourishing in this era of computing, information transfer, made possible by the digital revolution. As we continue to push the limits of technology, we must deal with cyber threats. However, with innovation, we are seeing more dangerous
threats to computing networks and dependent systems. Protecting our nation from cyber-attack is the responsibility of all Americans.

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CLOSING SOON: Protect Our Communities From Dangerous Coal Ash Waste

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to reverse his decision to revise the 2015 Coal Ash Rule, which established the first consistent set of federal regulations
for the safe and appropriate disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from electric utilities and power producers. This decision ignores years of robust scientific assessment and stakeholder input, represents a severe threat to human health and the
environment across the country, and undermines public input by issuing an only 45-day comment period.

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LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS – COB TODAY: Co-sponsor a Resolution to Designate July 10 as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day

We write to invite you to join us in supporting legislation to designate July 10, 2018 as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. In every city and town in America, Journeyman Linemen constantly put themselves in danger to ensure reliable access to electricity
for all. Risking perilous heights and energized electric lines, they represent a crucial and too often forgotten part of our nation’s infrastructure.

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