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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.
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.
Capps applauded the decision from NOAA Fisheries to fund marine mammal rescue program.
Capps led the fight against expanding offshore drilling in several sensitive areas nationwide, including the coasts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.