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On Earth Day, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced a bill that would place a moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off the West Coast until a full environmental review of the controversial practice is completed.
Rep. Lois Capps announced that the City of Guadalupe received a $347,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant program.
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced legislation that will support research on ocean acidification through partnerships between the seafood industry and the academic community.
Capps reintroduced three climate change-related bills that would help local communities increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change.
Capps offered a motion on the House floor that would have ensured that TransCanada – and not the taxpayer – pay to clean up the mess in the event of a spill associated with the Keystone XL pipeline.
Capps was recommended as a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources for the 114th Congress.
Capps announced that UCSB researchers were awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the link between kelp forests and beach ecosystems.