Industrial Emissions

U.S. industry is at the forefront of deploying innovative technologies to reduce hard –to-abate emissions while securing strong domestic supply chains, creating American jobs, and contributing to local economies.

July 7th, 2023

In June, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $135 million in funding for 40 projects that will help the United States continue to reduce carbon emissions from our world-class industrial sector.   The funding, primarily from the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office, was awarded in six topic areas: Decarbonizing Chemicals, Decarbonizing Iron and Steel, Decarbonizing …

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May 12th, 2023

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 …

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May 1st, 2023

CRES President Heather Reams recently highlighted a CRES Forum national survey of Republican and Independent voters in our newsletter, the Clean Energy Insider.   Here’s a brief overview of the results we gathered from our poll.  To learn more about our polling and get the latest updates from CRES, you can subscribe to the Clean …

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March 2nd, 2023

U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) reintroduced the Hydrogen Infrastructure Initiative, a bipartisan package of four bills to support the adoption of hydrogen technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of energy-intensive industries, including trucking and manufacturing.  CRES endorsed the Initiative because hydrogen technologies are critical to U.S. efforts to lower global emissions, …

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January 11th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2022 – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions President Heather Reams released the following statement regarding the start of the 118th Congress: “CRES congratulates Speaker Kevin McCarthy on his election and swearing in of the 118th Congress. We look forward to working with the Speaker and House Republicans to advance American solutions that increase …

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September 21st, 2022
Press Release

Heather Reams, president of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senate ratification of the “Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer” (Kigali Amendment), which will gradually reduce the consumption and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas used in …

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September 6th, 2022

The U.S. needs technology innovation, upgrades to and expansion of existing energy infrastructure, and supply chain investment to drive down domestic and global emissions, increase U.S. energy security and keep energy prices affordable for U.S. consumers. However, a convoluted regulatory regime and permitting process is hampering the U.S.’s ability to meet these concurrent goals. The …

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September 1st, 2022

Ahead of the midterm elections, the House GOP’s Energy, Climate, and Conservation (ECC) Task Force created a six-pillar policy agenda built on the proven success of conservative energy policies—much like those that made the United States the world leader in reducing carbon emissions in the first place.    Last month, GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy …

House GOP Energy, Climate and Conservation Task Force Roundtable Declares: ‘Let America Build’ Read More

August 4th, 2022
Press Release

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams issued the following statement on S.J. Res. 55, a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify the Biden Administration’s revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). “For years CRES has called upon lawmakers to inject some common sense into the National Environmental …

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June 14th, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022—Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) submitted comments today urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revisit the proposed rule on climate-related disclosures. “CRES has long supported voluntary corporate greenhouse gas disclosures and voluntary commitments that address climate change,” wrote Heather Reams, president of CRES. “Consistent with this view, we …

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