Statements/Testimony

August 23rd, 2023
Press Release

MILWAUKEE – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams released the following statement in response to the first Republican primary debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: “I’m glad to see real issues addressed tonight—America’s energy security and climate change were front and center at tonight’s Republican debate,” said CRES President Heather Reams. “Governor Nikki Haley and Senator Tim …

CRES Responds to First Republican Primary Debate Read More

June 6th, 2023
Blog

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

June 2nd, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON—Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams released the following statement in response to U.S. Senate passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act:    “CRES has long advocated for Congress to improve America’s permitting processes to accelerate clean energy deployment and provide certainty for project developers and investors, while protecting important clean energy tax credits.   …

CRES Applauds Passage of Permitting Reforms to Increase Energy Security, Reduce Global Emissions  Read More

May 30th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Fiscal Responsibility Act: “The agreement between Congress and the White House to rein in federal spending and avert a government default makes important strides toward reforming America’s broken permitting system. Citizens for Responsible …

CRES Statement on the Fiscal Responsibility Act   Read More

April 28th, 2023
Blog

Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.) introduced a resolution to advocate for an “all-of-the-above” American energy strategy. The resolution, which was introduced with the support of 30 additional lawmakers, stresses the importance of U.S. energy production and a diverse energy portfolio to strengthen domestic energy security and leadership by highlighting the need for an …

Congressional Western Caucus Advocates for All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy Read More

March 3rd, 2023
Blog

In a recent Clean Energy Insider newsletter, CRES President Heather Reams highlighted the need for continued American energy leadership—not only to invigorate our economy and create good-paying jobs, but also as a vehicle to decrease our reliance on foreign countries and export our clean energy technologies to our allies.   “U.S. House Natural Resources Oversight & …

Republican Energy Solutions Strengthens Our National Security Read More

November 17th, 2021
Blog

Dear Chairwoman Feinstein and Ranking Member Kennedy and Chairwoman Kaptur and Ranking Member Simpson: As the U.S. House and Senate Subcommittees for Energy and Water Development finalize the Energy and Water Development Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) respectfully requests support for the following offices and programs within the U.S. …

CRES Letter to House and Senate E&W Appropriations Subcommittee Read More

November 3rd, 2021
Blog

At a Senate press conference today, Senators Dan Sullivan, Kevin Cramer and Cynthia Lummis, joined by Senators Ted Cruz, John Kennedy, and Rob Portman, introduced the American Energy, Jobs, and Climate Plan, a Republican-led initiative to protect America’s future by lowering global emissions while bolstering the U.S. economy. CRES Executive Director Heather Reams issued the following …

CRES Statement on the American Energy, Jobs, and Climate Plan Read More

July 22nd, 2021
Blog

“Industrial manufacturing is incredibly energy-intensive and difficult to de-carbonize. As the world wakes up to the cost and impact of producing materials such as steel and iron, where and how those materials are produced becomes critical. America has led the world in reducing emissions, but our low-hanging fruit is quickly diminishing. That is why CRES applauds Representatives Anthony Gonzalez and Conor …

CRES Statement on the Steel Upgrading Partnerships and Emissions Reduction (SUPER) Act Read More

July 21st, 2021
Blog

“CRES strongly supports continued negotiations towards a bipartisan infrastructure deal that works for all Americans. It is entirely reasonable for lawmakers to want to see more details before voting to proceed on an issue that’s fundamental to American prosperity. We urge Senate leadership to support all efforts – including an extended timeline without arbitrary procedural …

CRES Statement Regarding Senate Cloture on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Read More

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