Conserving Our Environment

Kuster, Lamb, Wild, Evans Introduce Legislation To Revitalize the Civilian Conservation Corps

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) was joined by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17), Susan Wild (PA-07), and Dwight Evans (PA-03) to introduce the Restore Environmental Vitality and Improve Volatile Economy by the Civilian Conservation Corps of 2021, or the REVIVE the CCC Act, which would revitalize the 1930s-era Civilian Conservation Corps into a modern-day employment,...

Kuster Discusses River and Dam Rehabilitation at Wilder Dam in Lebanon, Highlights Legislation To Modernize Clean Energy Infrastructure

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**Last month, Kuster introduced bipartisan legislation to accelerate the rehabilitation, retrofit, or removal of America’s 90,000 dams, including more than 2,500 in New Hampshire** Lebanon, N.H. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, toured the Wilder Dam in West Lebanon and met with national and local hydropower and conservation stakeholders to disc...

On Final Day of Build Back Better Tour in the North Country, Kuster Meets with New Hampshire Timberland Owners' Association, Tours Working Forest

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**Kuster kicked off her Build Back Better tour in the North Country on Wednesday, meeting with business leaders and local officials to discuss travel, tourism** **Yesterday, Kuster continued the tour at Pak Solutions in Lancaster, American Performance Polymers in Colebrook** Errol, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) met with members of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners' Association to disc...

Kuster Tours Hitchiner Manufacturing Solar Site, Highlights Clean Energy Potential in New Hampshire

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Milford, N.H. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, toured Hitchiner Manufacturing in Milford and discussed new investments in solar energy made in the most recent COVID-19 relief package and their newly constructed facility. In July, working with ReVision Energy, Hitchiner announced it has installed a 510-kilowatt solar array on-site at...

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...