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As we commemorate Earth Day, I remain committed to protecting our natural resources and moving forward with a clean energy economy.
"It’s incredibly disappointing that two years after the BP oil disaster in the Gulf, the leadership in the House has failed to take concrete action to prevent another catastrophic oil spill."
Capps Slams Attempt to Protect Big Oil From Being Held Accountable for MTBE Contaminated Drinking Water
Unfortunately, Big Oil is once again trying to push the costs of pollution cleanup onto ratepayers. We shouldn’t be protecting polluters of defective products like MTBE.
Capps Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan Amendment to Fully Fund Central Coast Harbor Dredging Projects
"Our ports and harbors are a vital part of our local economy, but the growing backlog of dredging needs at these waterways continues to stand in the way of their full utilization."
"It’s critical that we use all the tools we can to support energy efficiency programs for homeowners that will save them money on energy bills, increase the value of their homes and reduce overall energy use."
In 2010, there were nearly 340,000 green jobs in California, making it the state with the highest number of green jobs in the country.