WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tom Carper (D-DE) released the following statements after the Senate unanimously passed America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act. The ACE Act language served as a substitute am...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), welcomed the Honorable Mark Gordon, governor of Wyoming, to the committee. Gordon was testifying before the committee at a hearing titled “Hearing on S. 1087, the Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2019, and Other Potential Reforms to Improve Implementation of Section 401 of the Clean Water Act: State Perspectives.” The hearing focused on the need to reform Section 401 of the Clean Water Act to stop abuses by a number of states to block important energy projects. The state of Washington has abused Section 401 to block the export of Wyoming coal by not granting permits to build the Millennium Bulk Terminal project.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) announced that he was inviting Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon to testify on November 19, 2019 at a hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on improving Sec...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) delivered the following remarks opposing the Democrats’ Congressional Review Act to eliminate the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. The Congressional Review Act resolution failed 41 to 53. It was a bipartisan vote in favor of the ACE rule and against the Clean Power Plan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Tom Carper (D-DE), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Ben Cardin (D-MD) released the following statements on the committee’s passage of S. 2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019. The legislation as amended passed the committee by a vote of 21 to 0.