More on Energy & Environment

Aug 3, 2015

Capps Statement on Clean Power Plan

Capps released a statement in response to President Obama’s unveiling of the long awaited Clean Power Plan.

Jul 28, 2015

Capps Offers Amendment to Stymie Republican Effort to Delay Pipeline Safety Rules

Capps offered an amendment to exempt federal oil and gas pipeline safety and spill mitigation rules from burdensome regulatory review requirements

Jul 14, 2015

Capps Questions Federal Regulator on Plains Oil Spill and Pipeline Safety Failures

Capps took part in a congressional hearing on pipeline safety and the Plains Oil Spill.

Jul 8, 2015

Capps Joins Huffman in Introducing Drought Legislation

Rep. Lois Capps introduced a comprehensive bill that would provide emergency funding to help local communities stretch existing water supplies and improve water infrastructure in response to the California drought.

Jul 8, 2015

Capps Offers Amendment to Provide Funding for Onshore Oil Spill Response Preparation

An amendment authored by Rep. Lois Capps to increase funding for local response and preparedness training for inland oil spills was voted on by the full House of Representatives.

Jun 26, 2015

Capps Submits Letter in Advance of State Field Hearing

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) sent a letter outlining federal efforts in the wake of the Plains oil spill to Jackson and Williams in advance of their Joint Oversight Hearing.

Jun 24, 2015

Capps Releases Plains’ Response Letter Indicating Pipelines Will Remain Shut Down

Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) released a letter from Plains All American Pipeline in response to her June 11 inquiry.

Jun 22, 2015

California Members Introduce Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act

Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24), Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-2) introduced the Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 2824).