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