Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Vitter praises ruling that overturns listing of bird as threatened species

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), ranking member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, issued a statement on Wednesday applauding a federal court ruling that overturned the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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Senator: Clean Power Plan will be job killer, electricity-rate booster

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) released a statement on Monday condemning the final version of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first regulation on carbon emissions from power plants, also unveiled on Monday by President Obama.
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Boustany supports Supreme Court decision on coal-fired plant regulations

Congressman: "Supreme Court's decision is a big win for energy producers and American consumers."
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Lawmaker praises EPA report on hydraulic fracturing's water impact

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) released a statement on Thursday responding to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) report on the impact of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on drinking water. “Today is a good day for American energy and the over-60,000 hard-working taxpayers in Louisiana's oil and gas industry,” Scalise said.
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