More on Energy & Environment
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.
Capps and Farr released a statement in response to the President’s budget request for $30 million to significantly expand the NOAA ocean acidification research program.
Capps applauded the decision by the U.S. Department of Interior to prohibit any new offshore oil or gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California, and Southern California Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Planning Areas.
Capps released a statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
Capps joined 15 of her California colleagues to introduce a bill that would help communities deal with drought conditions.
Rep. Capps testified about nuclear safety concerns before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Capps (CA-24) applauded the release of final recommendations from the President’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, which included several from her bills.
Capps announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing technical assistance to Santa Maria to help it plan for water quality management.