Creating healthy, resilient forests is a commonsense way we can support clean air, sequester carbon emissions, and maintain the health and safety of the environment.

April 28th, 2023

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), and nearly 50 bipartisan lawmakers in the House reintroduced the Save Our Sequoias Act, legislation that allows for sound, science-based, targeted management to protect our nation’s iconic Giant Sequoias from wildfires and disease.   “CRES is proud to support the Save Our Sequoias Act, …

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April 19th, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Executive Director Heather Reams today applauded U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for his leadership in introducing the “Energy Innovation Agenda: Conservative Solutions for a Better Climate” in advance of Earth Day. A three-day online summit hosted by McCarthy will feature more than thirty bills …

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January 26th, 2021
Press Release

              WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), a conservative organization advancing clean energy policies, released a study of registered voters that revealed broad, bipartisan approval of increased government support for clean energy development and commonsense, “all-of-the-above” climate solutions. The study found that 74% of Americans, including …

Poll: Republican, Democratic Voters Support Commonsense, “All-of-the-Above” Climate Solutions Read More

December 9th, 2020
Press Release

            Washington, DC – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) applauded a bi-partisan group of senators for introducing the Trillion Trees and Natural Carbon Storage Act. The bill, championed by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN), Chris Coons (D-DE), Todd Young (R-IN) and Angus King (I-ME), seeks to establish domestic forestry …

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December 3rd, 2020
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              Washington, DC – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today congratulated Republican leaders on appointments to top congressional committees and a congressional caucus.  CRES applauded Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) on being selected by her colleagues as the Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Congresswoman …

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October 13th, 2020

Original post by Abby Smith, Energy and Environment Reporter of Washington Examiner  President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to make his pledge to help plant, restore, and conserve a trillion trees a reality. The executive order puts some federal government muscle behind Trump’s announcement in January that the United States would help plant a trillion trees as …

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October 13th, 2020
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Statement from Heather Reams, Executive Director, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, on the White House Trillion Trees Executive Order. “There’s a reason that Trillion Trees as a policy initiative has taken root on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. It’s a meaningful, commonsense approach to mitigating climate change that Republicans and Democrats alike can support. CRES …

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July 29th, 2020

CONSERVATIVES PUSH GOP ON CLIMATE BILL: A collection of climate-friendly conservative organizations urged Republican lawmakers to back the Growing Climate Solutions Act (S. 3894 (116)), which would create an Agriculture Department certification program enabling farmers, ranchers and forest managers to participate in carbon credit markets. “As conservatives, we see this legislation as an opportunity to offer …


July 2nd, 2020

The Pacific Northwest conjures up all sorts of Americana, from Lewis and Clark to the Cascade Mountains to the famous Grand Coulee Dam – the largest hydroelectric power plant in the United States capable of generating enough power for 2.3 million homes. That’s why it is fitting during this Independence Day week that we focus …

Clean Energy Forward: New Hydropower Bill Can Stimulate Jobs and Economic Growth in the Pacific Northwest Read More

March 10th, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) released the following statement around a press conference facilitated by U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman (R-AR) in support of his Trillion Trees Act. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) also spoke at the event, and CRES Executive Director Heather Reams offered additional remarks. “Congressman Westerman has given …

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