More on Energy & Environment

Apr 20, 2012

Capps Statement on Earth Day

As we commemorate Earth Day, I remain committed to protecting our natural resources and moving forward with a clean energy economy.

Apr 18, 2012

Capps Calls on Congress to Finally Take Up National Oil Spill Commission Recommendations

"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."

Apr 18, 2012

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.

Apr 18, 2012

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."

Mar 27, 2012

Capps Urges FHFA To Approve PACE Programs in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

"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."

Mar 22, 2012

Capps Says New Report Shows California is Leading the Way Forward on Green Jobs, Clean Energy

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.

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