More on Energy & Environment

Dec 3, 2012

Capps Announces $1.6 million grant to UCSB’s Institute for Energy Efficiency to Develop New Hybrid Battery

The grant program provides funding to breakthrough technologies that have the potential to develop into new industries and have a commercial impact.

Oct 30, 2012

Where's the Farm Bill?

Oct 12, 2012

Gas Prices

Oct 10, 2012

Capps Urges Federal Trade Commission to Investigate California’s Gasoline Price Spike

This sudden spike in gas prices is incredibly hard on on folks on the Central Coast. We’ve seen energy markets manipulated in the past by Enron and others and it’s important to make sure it isn’t happening again.

Sep 12, 2012

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.

Aug 22, 2012

Capps Highlights New Report Detailing Most Anti-Coastal House of Representatives in History

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

Aug 14, 2012

Capps Highlights New Report Showing Growth of Wind Energy in California

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.

Aug 7, 2012

In Your Neighborhood

Aug 1, 2012

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.