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Energy & Environment

H.R.6346
Energy & Environment
WHOLE Act of 2018

The bipartisan Weigh Habitats Offsetting Locational Effects (WHOLE) Act of 2018 would modernize the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by requiring the appropriate agency to consider the totality of conserv...

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H.R.6344
Energy & Environment
LOCAL Act of 2018

The bipartisan Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life (LOCAL) Act of 2018 would amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to encourage voluntary conservation efforts.

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National parks are so beloved they're in disrepair. Our National Park Restoration Act to shrink the maintenance backlog shows bipartisanship is alive.
Energy & Environment
USA TODAY: We love our national parks so much they're in disrepair and both parties agree on a fix

By Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) and Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID-02) We love our national parks. But the problem is, we love them too much. The value of good administration and stewardship fo...

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H.R.5556
Oregon First, Energy & Environment
Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018

The bipartisan Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018 would require the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, a...

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H.R.5275
Agriculture, Energy & Environment
Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act

The Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act would amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide an exemption from certain notice require...

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Oregon First, Energy & Environment
Rep. Schrader Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Help Restore & Rebuild Our National Parks

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) , along with Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), led a group of eight Senators and two Representatives to...

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H.R.5210
Oregon First, Energy & Environment
National Park Restoration Act

The National Park Restoration Act would use revenues from energy production on federal lands to help pay for our National Park System's more than $11 billion maintenance backlog to restore and rebuild...

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Oregon First, Energy & Environment
Oregon Democrats Call for Extension to Public Comment Period on Off-Shore Drilling

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) sent a letter to the De...

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Energy & Environment, Forestry & Natural Resources
Schrader Bill to Prevent Forest Fires, Reduce Blackouts Passes the House

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5)’s bill to improve the safety and reliability of the electric grid on our federal lands, the Electric Reliability and Forest Protection Act, passed through the House wi...

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Oregon First, Energy & Environment, Forestry & Natural Resources
Schrader, Newhouse Lead Bipartisan Request Urging President Trump to Renegotiate Columbia River Treaty

Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) were joined today by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Greg Walden (R-OR), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Dave Reichert (...

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