Protect Net Metering in Your State (v. 3)

The increasing affordability of solar power, the cost of which has dropped by half since 2010, paired with critical pro-growth state level policies, has resulted in the rapid emergence of residential scale rooftop solar systems. In fact, through the end of 2014, more than 600,000 homes and businesses had installed on-site solar.

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Cosponsor the TEST for Lead Act! (v. 2)

Please join me in supporting the Transparent Environment in School Testing for Lead Act or TEST for Lead Act. The TEST for Lead Act addresses a major water testing gap and adds a much needed update to the Safe Drinking Water Act. While some school districts voluntarily test their drinking water for lead contamination, there is, surprisingly, no Federal requirement that schools test for lead regularly or to test for lead at all.

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Save the Manatee-Oppose Proposal to Downlist from Endangered to Threatened

Earlier this year, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced its proposal to downlist the Florida manatee from endangered to threatened. While they say that this decision would not lessen protections, the implications are quite clear. In February, a Florida House appropriations subcommittee unanimously passed a bill to “study the effectiveness” of manatee protections, citing the FWS proposal as evidence that the manatee population has recovered.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4535, the Keep It in the Ground Act

Please join me in cosponsoring H.R. 4535, the Keep It in the Ground Act. This legislation would stop new leases, and end nonproducing leases for coal, oil, natural gas, oil shale, and tar sands extraction, on all federal lands. It would stop new leases and end nonproducing offshore drilling leases in the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico. It would also prohibit all offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic.

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Cosponsor the TEST for Lead Act!

Please join me in supporting the Transparent Environment in School Testing for Lead Act or TEST for Lead Act. The TEST for Lead Act addresses a major water testing gap and adds a much needed update to the Safe Drinking Water Act. While some school districts voluntarily test their drinking water for lead contamination, there is, surprisingly, no Federal requirement that schools test regularly or test at all.

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