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Dec 3, 2014

Capps Testifies Before Senate Committee on Safety at Diablo Canyon

Rep. Capps testified about nuclear safety concerns before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Nov 17, 2014

Capps Applauds Final Climate Preparedness Task Force Recommendations to President

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.

Oct 14, 2014

Capps Announces Federal Funding for Santa Maria Water Plan

Capps announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing technical assistance to Santa Maria to help it plan for water quality management.

Oct 7, 2014

Capps Statement on UCSB Nobel Prize Winner

Rep. Lois Capps released the following statement on UCSB Professor of Materials and of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Shuji Nakamura winning the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Oct 6, 2014

Capps Announces Restoration of Funding for Important Ocean Health Program

Capps applauded the decision from NOAA Fisheries to fund marine mammal rescue program.

Sep 18, 2014

Capps Continues Fight to Protect California Coastline from Expanded Oil Drilling

Capps led the fight against expanding offshore drilling in several sensitive areas nationwide, including the coasts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

Jul 22, 2014

Capps Leads California Delegation Against New Oil or Gas Leasing Off California Coast

Capps led a letter from members of the California Congressional Delegation urging the prohibition of any new offshore oil and gas lease sales

Jul 21, 2014

Capps Calls for a Vote to Protect Wildfire Prevention Budget

Capps and her colleagues called for a vote on the House floor on the bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

Jul 16, 2014

Capps Applauds Presidential Action on Climate Resiliency

Capps applauded President Obama's effort to help prepare for the impacts of climate change by building smarter and developing more resilient infrastructure.