Stop Ocean Zoning – Vote NO on the Lowenthal Amendment to H.R. 4899

From: The Honorable Bill Flores Sent By: eric.gustafson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4899 Date: 6/26/2014 Dear Colleague: The administration’s National Ocean Policy (NOP) developed under Executive Order 13547 includes an overly ambitious agenda to engage in coastal and marine spatial planning (essentially zoning the oceans) and involves over 63 federal agencies, offices, and partnerships. Yet no federal agencies […]

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Support Capps-Brownley-Huffman-Lowenthal Amendment

From: The Honorable Lois Capps Sent By: aaron.shapiro@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4899 Date: 6/26/2014 Support the Capps-Brownley-Huffman-Lowenthal Amendment Increase Transparency of Offshore Fracking Dear Colleague, While we know little about the impacts of fracking onshore, we know even less about the impacts offshore. Any leak, spill, or blowout offshore would be very difficult to detect and contain […]

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Support the Holt-Quigley Amendment to Ensure that LNG Exports are in the National Interest

Over the last several years the development of our abundant natural gas reserves have had impacts on lowering natural gas and electricity prices, reducing our dependence on foreign energy sources, and supporting a resurgence in American manufacturing. Numerous studies confirm that exporting our natural gas would increase the price domestically. What is uncertain is by how much and to what effect.

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Bring mining into the 21st Century!

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: peter.gallagher@mail.house.gov Date: 6/4/2014 Bring mining into the 20th 21st Century! Become an original cosponsor of the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2014 Dear Colleague,             For the past 142 years, mining companies have taken over $300 billion worth of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals […]

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Join the Congressional Corrosion Prevention Caucus

From: The Honorable Pete Olson Sent By: matt.anderson@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2014 Join Us in Preventing This Potentially Catastrophic Issue Dear Colleague: Unmitigated corrosion is a potentially catastrophic issue that affects almost every sector of the U.S. economy – including: the Department of Defense, Energy Production and Distribution, Ports, Water Infrastructure, Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Roads, Rail, Bridges, […]

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Co Sponsor the EV-COMUTE Act!

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: ben.gutman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4645 Date: 6/3/2014 Support commuter choice! Co Sponsor the EV-COMUTE Act Dear Colleague, Please join us in cosponsoring HR 4645, the bipartisan Electric Vehicle Charging Offers Modern Utility Terminals for Employees (EV-COMUTE) Act, to make federal workplaces more efficient and flexible. Currently, if Members of Congress […]

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Support the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act

From: The Honorable Don Young Sent By: alex.ortiz@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3110 Date: 4/28/2014 Dear Colleague, I urge you to support H.R. 3110, the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act, when the House considers it under suspension today. This bill will allow for a culturally-important subsistence harvest for residents of Hoonah, a small community in […]

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Help Build Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: madeleine.pike@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3978 Date: 4/10/2014 Help Build Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Cosponsor H.R. 3978: the New Opportunities for Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Financing Act Current Cosponsors: Carson, Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, McCollum, Blumenauer, Norton, Tierney, Price, Connolly, Bustos, Lowenthal, Enyart, Lofgren, McGovern, Lujan, Doyle, Lee, Bennie Thompson, O’Rourke, […]

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DEADLINE THURS: PROTECT VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK FROM OIL EXPLORATION

From: The Honorable Karen Bass Sent By: sara.nitz@mail.house.gov Date: 4/7/2014 Current Cosigners: Reps. Brownley, Christensen, Rangel and Titus Dear Colleague, Please join me in signing a letter to Secretary John Kerry calling on him to protect the vital historic and natural value of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) against environmentally […]

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