Legislation

March 21st, 2024
Press Release

WASHINGTON— Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today applauded U.S. House passage of Rep. Ryan Zinke’s (R-Mont.) H.Con.Res. 86, a resolution condemning a domestic carbon tax, and Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse’s (R-Wash.) H.Res. 987, a resolution denouncing President Biden’s war on American energy. CRES President Heather Reams issued the following statements of support:  H.Con.Res. […]

March 20th, 2024
Press Release

WASHINGTON—Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams today applauded the bipartisan advancement of Rep. Max Miller’s (R-Ohio) H.R. 7685, the Innovative Mitigation Partnerships for Asphalt and Concrete Technologies (IMPACT) Act, out of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.   “The United States’ industrial sector is among the cleanest in the […]

February 28th, 2024
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today applauded U.S. House passage by a bipartisan vote of 365-36-1 of H.R. 6544, the Atomic Energy Advancement Act, led by U.S. House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate and Grid Security Chair and member of the Conservative Climate Caucus Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.). “The advancement of nuclear […]

February 13th, 2024
Blog

In appealing to his radical left flank, President Joe Biden halted the consideration of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals – a move that will ironically backfire against his own climate agenda and result in higher global emissions. Rep. Brandon Williams (R-N.Y.) responded in full force with his resolution condemning the Biden Administration for […]

January 10th, 2024
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum (CRES Forum) published an issue brief outlining critical policy updates to improve conservation programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in anticipation of the upcoming Farm Bill. The brief makes recommendations for lawmakers to cut regulatory red tape put in place by the Inflation […]

November 30th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams today sent a letter to Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member John Kennedy (R-La.), Chairman Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), and Ranking Member Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) of the U.S. Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Energy and Water Development to finalize recommendations for the Fiscal Year […]

October 25th, 2023
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The Department of Energy recently announced nearly $3.5 billion in funding from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to strengthen U.S. power grids. One tranche of this funding will invest specifically in 400 microgrids to boost reliability and resilience.   With the ability to operate completely independently or toggle access to the larger grid […]

October 3rd, 2023
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Hydropower plays a major role in the United States’ renewable energy portfolio, generating about 6 percent of total U.S. utility-scale electricity generation. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently reintroduced the Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectricity and River Restoration Act of 2023. The legislation strives to expand the use of hydropower and incentivizes much needed upgrades to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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