More on Energy & Environment

Sep 12, 2012

Capps Joins Members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition to Urge Passage of Legislation to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credits

The tax credit provides an income tax credit for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced by a renewable energy source, including wind, and has been a key factor in the expansion of clean energy over the last decade.

Aug 22, 2012

Capps Highlights New Report Detailing Most Anti-Coastal House of Representatives in History

In the past two years the House of Representatives has voted 297 times to undermine our country's basic, long-standing environmental protections.

Aug 14, 2012

Capps Highlights New Report Showing Growth of Wind Energy in California

California is helping to lead the nation in expanding wind energy production and the U.S. can lead the world in transitioning to cleaner, safer sources of energy and away from fossil fuels.

Aug 7, 2012

In Your Neighborhood

Aug 1, 2012

Capps Announces Over $2 Million in Federal Funding To Help San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority Upgrade Bus Fleet to Clean Diesel

The new buses will reduce emissions to the greatest extent possible and will help modernize and standardize the RTA's fleet, thereby improving air quality, consistency, and customer service.

Jul 25, 2012

Capps Continues Efforts to Protect California’s Coastline, Votes Against Misguided Legislation Mandating New Drilling off Central Coast

This is the 11th time in 18 months the House has voted on legislation that unnecessarily is a giant giveaway to Big Oil by opening up nearly every last piece of the public’s lands to drilling.

Jul 17, 2012

Capps Applauds Federal Grant to State of California to Fund Marine Debris Removal From Tsunami

It’s critical that California, and all Western states, have a plan and the resources necessary to clean up the increased volume of marine debris resulting from the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.