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Rep. Capps introduced the Climate Resiliency, Security, and Source Water Protection Act, which would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to help community water systems be better prepared to protect drinking water from the effects of climate change.
Boxer, Capps, Eshoo and Huffman Announce Public Meeting To Discuss California Coastal National Monument Expansion
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Reps. Capps, Anna Eshoo and Jared Huffman announced that Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze will join Capps in her congressional district to visit proposed additions to the California Coastal National Monument on September 16 near Cambria, California.
Rep. Capps delivered opening remarks at the first convening of the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee designated to reconcile the Senate and House versions of S. 2012, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016. It is the country’s first attempt to pass a comprehensive energy bill in nine years.
Today, Rep. Capps gave remarks at an event celebrating the delisting of three Channel Island fox subspecies from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species.
Last week, new legislation regarding GMO labeling passed in Congress. I know that many of you share my concerns about this bill, and I would like to take the opportunity to discuss the legislation and what it means for consumers.
Rep. Capps offered an amendment which would prohibit appropriated funds from being used to process “permit to drill” or a “permit to modify” applications that would authorize the use of hydraulic fracturing in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.
Today, Rep. Capps reiterated her support for H.R. 167, the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, bipartisan legislation that would ensure wildfires are funded similarly to natural disasters and end the harmful practice known as “fire borrowing.”
Rep. Capps recognized the partners behind the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies project for winning the Clean Air Excellence Award from the EPA. The award was presented today by Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator for the EPA Office of Air and Radiation in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Capps hailed the signing of the PIPES Act into law today by President Barack Obama. His signature on the bill is the culmination of Capps’s efforts over the past year to strengthen the safety of our country’s natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline system and to improve oversight of the energy industry.