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