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Capps released a statement after the release of the Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification
Capps announced that NEXT Energy Technologies in Goleta has been awarded two separate grants totaling $1.75 million.
Capps voted against the so-called “Electricity Security and Affordability Act,” which would strip the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to develop and implement carbon emissions rules for new coal-fired power plants
Capps announced the United States Department of Agriculture will make $20 million available for agricultural water conservation.
Capps announced new emergency response framework to address Huanglongbing
Capps announced that Cal Poly received a grant of $750,000 to evaluate the feasibility of a National Wave Energy Test Center off the coast of California.
Capps sent a letter calling for a moratorium on offshore fracking activities in federal waters off the coast of California until a comprehensive study is conducted to determine the impacts of fracking activities.
Capps praised the establishment of the White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, an idea stemming from a letter urging President Obama appoint a panel to strengthen federal support for local climate change preparedness and resiliency efforts.
Capps announced three Central Coast research projects received more than $5 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program.