Conserving Our Environment

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...

Kuster Calls for Passage of Comprehensive, Momentous Infrastructure Legislation, Questions Former Officials on Dire Need for Infrastructure Investments

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**The full Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Kuster is a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and House Rural Broadband Task Force, joined a full-committee hearing entitled, "LIFT America: Revitalizing our Nation's Infrastructure and E...

Kuster Statement on House Passage of Public Lands and Conservation Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act, which permanently safeguards approximately 1.5 million acres of wilderness in the American West, including areas around the Grand Canyon. This legislation will also add over 1,200 miles of waterway into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). “Conser...

Kuster Questions Experts During Agriculture Committee Hearing on Climate Change, Highlights Need to Prioritize Land and Forest Conservation

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**The full Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, participated in a hearing entitled, “Climate Change and the U.S. Agriculture and Forestry Sectors.” The Committee addressed the impact of climate change on the agriculture and forestry indust...

Kuster Questions Energy Professionals, Advocates on Importance of Building a Clean Energy Economy

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**The full Subcommittee hearing can be viewed HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning can be viewed HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, "A Smarter Investment: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future.” The Subcommittee heard from energy professionals and industry experts on the ...

Pappas and Kuster Release Report on the Health and Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Granite Staters

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Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced a new report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform entitled, “The Urgent Need for Climate Action: Health Benefits for the State of New Hampshire if the United States Meets the Goals of the Paris Agreement.” The report details the impacts of climate change that Granite Staters are already seeing and...

KUSTER PUSHES FOR MORE FEDERAL RESOURCES TO CLEAN UP TOXIC PFAS CHEMICALS

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WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined 58 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees in support of robust funding in the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 21) spending bill to protect communities from harmful per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals. The letter outlines tens of millions of dollars in efforts to urgently address PFAS chemi...