November 30th, 2023
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Time and time again we’ve seen new clean energy projects thwarted by serial litigation. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) therefore applauds 2023 Clean Energy Champion Senator Bill Cassidy for leading the introduction of the Revising and Enhancing Project Authorizations Impacted by Review (REPAIR) Act, which streamlines the permitting process for U.S. energy, manufacturing, and …

REPAIR Act Clears Legal Roadblocks for Critical Clean Energy and Infrastructure Projects Read More

November 27th, 2023
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Reps. Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) and John Moolenaar (R-Mich.) are strengthening America’s national security and economic interests through their recently introduced No Official Giveaways of Taxpayers’ Income to Oppressive Nations (NO GOTION) Act. This legislation prohibits companies affiliated with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and other foreign adversaries from benefiting from tax credits included in the …

Holding China Accountable through the NO GOTION Act  Read More

November 16th, 2023
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Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) 2023 Clean Energy Champion Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) is advancing a new trade policy framework that would bolster U.S. supply chain security, enhance American competitiveness, and reduce global emissions. Senator Cassidy’s Foreign Pollution Fee Act would reward U.S. producers for their environmental performance while holding foreign polluters – like …

Senator Cassidy Leads Charge to Hold Foreign Polluters Accountable Read More

September 10th, 2023
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For too long, Democrats have owned the climate change debate. That tide is turning. Last week, I attended the 2nd Annual Conservative Climate Summit, hosted by Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) right here in Utah. The Summit highlighted the balance Utahns take between environmental protection and economic prosperity.   Utah truly embraces an all-of-the-above energy approach. While the state continues to produce oil and natural gas, new technologies are popping up all over, from renewable …

Conservatives can learn from Utah’s climate example   Read More

June 14th, 2023
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In January of 2023, Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) introduced the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2023. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), alongside other likeminded industry leaders, proudly supports the legislation because it reasserts Congress’ legislative authority and prevents excessive overreach by the executive branch in the federal rulemaking …

House Passes Legislation to Limit Executive Overreach Read More

June 12th, 2023
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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced legislation, the Hydropower Clean Energy Future Act, to encourage and expand clean, renewable, and reliable American hydropower generation though innovation and licensing reform.   Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), alongside other energy industry leaders supported the introduction of the bill, citing its …

Legislation Aims to Bolster American Hydropower Read More

June 6th, 2023
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U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) recently introduced bipartisan legislation— the Providing Reliable, Objective, Verifiable Emissions Intensity and Transparency (PROVE IT) Act—to help the United States capitalize on its carbon advantage.   American manufacturing is among the cleanest in the world, and this bill will ensure we have verifiable data to prove it …

The PROVE IT Act Will Harness the U.S. Carbon Advantage Read More

May 19th, 2023
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In a recent Clean Energy Insider newsletter, CRES President Heather Reams highlighted the Biden Admiration’s hypocrisy of giving away tax credits to our adversaries—including China—further offshoring our clean energy supply chain, while simultaneously threating closure of clean, American natural gas power plants.    “Last week was a one-two punch from Biden Administration against cleaner, American-made energy.   “First, the …

The Biden Administration’s One-Two Punch Against American Clean Energy Read More

May 12th, 2023
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Carbon removal and storage is key to mitigating the impacts of climate change. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Carbon Removal and Emissions Storage Technologies (CREST) Act, with Senators King (I-ME), Cassidy (R-LA), and Coons (D-DE), boost the development and commercialization of carbon capture solutions.   CRES joined a group of likeminded …

CREST Act Enhances Carbon Removal Solutions Read More

May 10th, 2023
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Expanding carbon-free, renewable hydropower is an important way for the U.S. to enhance clean energy production. Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Community and Hydropower Improvement Act to bolster hydropower production throughout the U.S. while protecting our environment.  “Hydropower is one of our nations most underutilized forms of renewable, carbon-free energy,” said …

Community and Hydropower Improvement Act Will Bolster Renewable Energy  Production  Read More

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