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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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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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Oregon First, Environment and Climate Change
Schrader Reintroduces Bill to Preserve Molalla River

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) today reintroduced the Molalla River Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a 21-mile stretch of the Molalla River as “recreational” under the National Wild and Scen...

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NW Labor Press
Oregon First, Environment and Climate Change
New interactive tool looks at critical repairs needed at National Parks in Oregon

National Park Service (NPS) sites are challenged by $11.6 billion in backlogged repairs. A new deferred maintenance interactive tool put out by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows the overdue repairs need...

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H.R.6346
Environment and Climate Change
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
Environment and Climate Change
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.
Environment and Climate Change
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, Environment and Climate Change
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, Environment and Climate Change
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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