Conserving Our Environment

Kuster Outlines Steps Forward for Congress to Bolster Hydropower Production and Safety in Energy & Commerce Committee

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**Kuster introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation earlier this month to rehabilitate, retrofit, or remove America’s 90,000 dams, including more than 2,500 in NH, and preserve our rivers** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, p...

Kuster, Young, Feinstein Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Address Climate Change, Restore Rivers, Improve Public Safety, and Modernize Hydropower

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**Kuster introduced the bipartisan Twenty-First Century Dams Act in the House today and Feinstein will introduce a companion bill in the Senate later in July** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R. 4375, the bipartisan Twenty-First Century Dams Act. This bill makes a $25.8 billion investment in enhancing the safet...

Kuster Joins President Biden at White House Signing Ceremony To Reinstate Obama-era Methane Emissions Standards

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined a signing ceremony at the White House for a Resolution of Disapproval, introduced under the Congressional Review Act, to rescind a rule the Trump administration put in place on Nov. 16, 2020 to weaken, and in some cases fully eliminate, the requirements that oil and natural gas compani...

During Energy & Commerce Markup, Kuster Urges Action to Curb Methane Emissions, Combat Climate Change

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**Watch the full Committee markup HERE** **Watch Rep. Kuster’s full remarks HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, participated in a full Committee markup of six bills, including the Kuster-backed Methane Waste Prevention Act. This bill would help improve air quality across the United States by requiring the EPA and Bureau of Land M...

In Concord, Kuster Joins NH Conservation Partners To Highlight $6.8 Million Federal Grant To Improve Merrimack River Watershed

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**A full-resolution version of this photo is available HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, visited a site along the Merrimack River to discuss a recently awarded $6.8 million USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service grant to protect source water, revitalize wildlife habitats, and boost climate res...

Kuster, Colleagues Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Lower Energy Costs, Create Jobs, Support Community Energy Projects

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) reintroduced the Community Energy Savings Program Act of 2021 (CESP), legislation that would promote the expansion of clean energy projects in New Hampshire and across the country by providing low-interest financing to consumers and communities that want to make cl...

Kuster Applauds Biden-Harris Administration 30 x 30 Proposal, Highlights Importance for New Hampshire

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration announced the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report outlining recommendations on how the United States should achieve the goal of conserving at least 30 percent of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030: “Here in New Hampshire, we live amongst the most beautiful la...

Kuster Highlights Need to Address Local Barriers to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing

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**The hearing focused on the Kuster-backed CLEAN Future Act to build a more resilient, more sustainable energy grid** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act: Dr...

Kuster Questions Power Sector Officials, Outlines Steps Forward to Build the Clean Energy Economy of the Future

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**The full E&C Energy Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Rep. Kuster is also a member of the House Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act: Power...

Kuster Leads 39 Colleagues in Letter to Biden Administration Urging Funding for Hydropower and River Conservation Efforts

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**The full letter is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06) led 39 colleagues in the House of Representatives in sending a letter to President Biden and Cabinet members urging the inclusion of funding to retrofit, rehabilitate, and remove dams, as outlined in the Stanford University uncommon dialogue, in the next infrastructure package...