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An amendment from Rep. Lois Capps to push federal regulators to finalize enhanced safety rules for oil pipelines advanced in the House of Representatives.
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.
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.
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.
Capps calls on PHMSA for answers to Plains Oil Spill
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
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.