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Jun 4, 2015

Capps Amendment to Strengthen Pipeline Safety Advances in Congress

An amendment from Rep. Lois Capps to push federal regulators to finalize enhanced safety rules for oil pipelines advanced in the House of Representatives.

Jun 4, 2015

Capps Statement on Discovery of Corrosion in Plains All American Pipeline

Capps released a statement on the amended Corrective Action Order which showed corrosion on the pipeline that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil onto the Gaviota Coast.

Jun 3, 2015

Capps Requests Federal Oversight Hearing in Santa Barbara to Investigate Plains Oil Spill

Capps sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman requesting a hearing to examine the causes of and response to the Plains Oil Spill.

Jun 2, 2015

Capps Questions Energy Secretary Moniz on Pipeline Safety

Rep. Capps spoke to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Moniz about the impacts of the oil spill on the Central Coast and the need for stronger federal pipeline safety regulations.

May 28, 2015

Capps Calls on PHMSA for Plains Oil Spill Answers

Capps calls on PHMSA for answers to Plains Oil Spill

May 26, 2015

Capps Reintroduces Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Ensure Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands

Capps announced the reintroduction of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

May 5, 2015

A Big Week

Apr 21, 2015

Capps Introduces Bill to Halt Offshore Fracking and Require Environmental Review

On Earth Day, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced a bill that would place a moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off the West Coast until a full environmental review of the controversial practice is completed.