Energy & The Environment
- Supports a comprehensive energy policy that reduces our dependence on foreign oil and moves us to a clean energy economy.
- Supports tax incentives and loans for renewable energy technologies, which are being developed right here in the Fourth District.
- Helped pass tough reforms that would ensure oil companies are responsible for their actions and are held to higher safety standards for offshore drilling.
- Worked as ranking member of the homeland security funding committee to bolster the Coast Guard’s oil spill response mission.
- Played a key role in locating the EPA’s major research facility in RTP.