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Oregon Needs Climate Action Now

Guest Column by Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05): Oregonians saw millions of acres of our forests go up in smoke in 2020. In my district, the Beachie Creek Fire engulfed 193,500 acres, destroying far...

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The Hill
Environment and Climate Change
23 House Democrats call for Biden to keep full climate funds in Build Back Better

Twenty-three Democratic members of Congress on Monday called on President Biden to ensure that any amended version of the ambitious Democratic reconciliation bill retain its current climate and resili...

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E&E News
Environment and Climate Change
Moderates love Dems’ climate agenda. What changed from 2009?

Moderate Democrats are standing with their colleagues as they call for aggressive climate change policies, a marked contrast from over a decade ago when a deeply divided party failed to deliver on a ...

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Environment and Climate Change
Statesman Journal: Time is running out in fight against climate change

Guest Column by Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05): Climate change is real. Its devastating effects can still be seen in the damage wrought by last summer’s drought-fueled wildfires and last winter’s o...

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Legislation Will Give Power Producers Tools to Reduce CO2, While Maintaining Affordable Electricity and a Resilient Grid
Environment and Climate Change
Schrader, McKinley Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Spur Innovation, Reduce Power Sector Emissions

Today, U.S. Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) introduced the Clean Energy Future through Innovation Act of 2021, a bipartisan proposal to boost innovation of clean energ...

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KATU
Environment and Climate Change
Rep. Schrader: Bipartisan action on climate change is possible with new bill

Link to interview Oregon Democratic Representative Kurt Schrader talks one-on-one with KATU's Brian Wood about find a bipartisan approach to climate change, Joe Biden's chances in the Democratic presi...

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Environment and Climate Change, Forestry & Natural Resources
Rep. Schrader Champions Green Economy Legislation

For Immediate Release November 21, 2019 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711 Rep. Schrader Champions Green Economy Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) announced his co-sp...

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Environment and Climate Change
Rep. Schrader Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Withdraw from Paris Agreement

For Immediate Release November 5, 2019 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711 Statement on Trump Administration’s Withdraw from Paris Agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) issu...

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H.R. 3586
Environment and Climate Change
Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2019

Rep Schrader introduced the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2019, to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, including by revising provisions related...

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Oregon First, Environment and Climate Change
Schrader Legislation to Preserve Molalla River Heads to the President’s Desk

Today, Congress passed the bipartisan lands package, S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, which includes Congressman Kurt Schrader’s legislation to designate a 21-mile stretch of the Molalla R...

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