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OPPOSE the HUFFMAN Amendment #43 to SHARE Act

February 25, 2016

If a 2005 U.S. Geological Survey is correct, the coastal plain (in currently nondesignated wilderness sections), may have up to 10 billion barrels of undiscovered oil and 37 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

SUPPORT the YOUNG Amendment to the SHARE Act

February 25, 2016

From: The Honorable Don Young Sent By: michael.defilippis@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2406 Date: 2/25/2016 Archery Trade Association*Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies*Boone and Crockett Club*Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation*Conservation Force* Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports*Delta Waterfowl*Dallas Safari Club*Ducks Unlimited*Houston Safari Club*Master of Foxhounds Association*Mule Deer Foundation*National Rifle Association*National Wild Turkey Federation*National Shooting*Sports Foundation*North American Grouse […]

Cosponsor H.R. 4463, the Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2016

February 25, 2016

We invite you to cosponsor the Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2016 to spur community revitalization and economic development by reauthorizing and improving the EPA’s Brownfields Program.

Support USFWS International Affairs and the Multinational Species Conservation Fund

February 25, 2016

We are writing to ask you to sign the attached letter (see text below) to the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee asking for its support for the President’s request of $11.1 million for the Multinational Species Conservation Fund (MSCF) and $15.8 million for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) International Affairs (IA) program.

Help Support Innovative and Cost Effective Approaches to Clean Water Compliance

February 24, 2016

We invite you to join us in co-sponsoring H.R. 1093, the Clean Water Compliance and Ratepayer Affordability Act of 2015, which would provide local communities the flexibility to seek innovative and cost-effective approaches to Clean Water Act compliance.

Mississippi River Caucus Briefing: Update on the Health and Future of the Mississippi River Watershed (v. 2)

February 24, 2016

As co-chairs of the Mississippi River Caucus, we would like to invite you to a briefing on Monday, February 29 from 3:00-4:30pm to discuss the health and future of the 31-state Mississippi River watershed including the Upper and Lower Mississippi River Basins, the Ohio River & Tennessee River basin, the Missouri River Basin and the Arkansas River & Red Rivers basin.

Protect the Brick Industry by Cosponsoring H.R. 4557, the BRICK Act

February 24, 2016

I hope that you will join me in cosponsoring H.R. 4557, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act.

Support a West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System (v. 2)

February 23, 2016

We can’t predict when earthquakes will occur, but for the tens of millions of people on the west coast living near major faults, the fact that they will occur is a certainty. There is now a proven technology that can provide a warning before the damaging shaking arrives – long enough to save lives and prevent billions in damages.

Join us in the fight against the Zika virus

February 23, 2016

I invite you to become a cosponsor of 3 bills designed to prevent the Zika virus from spreading in the United States.

Support Increased WaterSMART and Title XVI Funding for FY17

February 23, 2016

I am writing to ask for your signature in a letter requesting that the WaterSMART Programs receive $300 million for FY17. Specifically, $150 million of this will go to Title XVI funding.