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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03)

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  • Herrera Beutler’s Legislation to Strengthen Grid Security and Increase Energy Efficiency Signed into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on December 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and Our Economy, Energy

    This week, the president signed into law two bipartisan bills led by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler to strengthen grid security and improve energy efficiency in Southwest Washington. The Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act and Grid Modernization Research and Development Act were included in the funding package approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. “These energy solutions I’m leading tackle two important needs: improving security of our energy grid from c… Read more

  • Herrera Beutler, Newhouse, McMorris Rodgers React to Final EIS for Columbia River System Operations
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources and the Environment, Energy, Salmon

    Today, Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler, Dan Newhouse, and Cathy McMorris Rodgers released the following statement after the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released for the Columbia River System Operations. “Our constituents understand the important role the Federal Columbia River Power System plays for our way-of-life – in fact, we have always said that our rivers and the benefits they provide are the lifeblood of our region,” Reps. Herrera Beutler, Newhouse and McMorris Rodgers said… Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Welcomes Release of the Columbia River System Draft Environmental Impact Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Our Economy, Natural Resources and the Environment, Energy

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler issued the following statement following the release of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the federal Columbia River System: “The Columbia River plays such an important role in so many aspects of our lives here in Southwest Washington. This draft Environmental Impact Statement provides a framework to continue producing renewable hydroelectric energy, productive salmon recovery efforts, flood risk management, and the reliable transportation of goods for our region. This EIS is the result of years of federal scientific review and collaboration with regional, state, local, and tribal stakeholders, and I look forward to a final record of decision this fall. Until then, I encourage the public to submit their comments to ensure their voice is heard.” Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Legislation to Increase Energy Efficiency and Strengthen Grid Security Approved by Congressional Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Our Economy, Energy

    Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) applauded the advancement of two bipartisan bills she’s leading to improve energy efficiency and strengthen grid security in Southwest Washington. The two bills, which were approved by the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today, focus on expanding research and durability of grid scale energy storage and the modernization of our nation’s electric grid. Read more

  • Reps. Herrera Beutler, Lamb Introduce Bipartisan Grid Modernization Research & Development Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-3) and Conor Lamb (PA-17) recently introduced H.R. 5428, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019. This bill would refine and expand vital research programs at the Department of Energy focused on modernizing and improving our nation’s electric grid. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls on Port of Vancouver to Protect Hydropower, Resist Breaching of Snake River Dams
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources and the Environment, Energy

    U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter to the Port of Vancouver commissioners today urging them to protect hydropower resources and resist calls to breach the Snake River dams. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Negotiates Final Funding Bills for VA, Energy & Water Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Energy, Veterans, Port Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, a select member of the joint House and Senate Appropriations Conference Committee, announced today that the committee finalized a three-bill Appropriations “minbus” funding package yesterday. Read more

  • Bill to Protect Columbia and Snake River Dams Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources and the Environment, Energy, Salmon

    Today, a bipartisan bill to protect the Columbia and Snake River Dams passed the House by a vote of 225 to 189. This effort, introduced by Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) alongside Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Greg Walden (R-OR), and Kurt Schrader (D-OR), will protect the dams by codifying the 2014 Biological Opinion, a collaborative agreement on how to manage the river system to protect fish and support clean, renewable energy. Read more

  • McMorris Rodgers, Herrera Beutler, Newhouse, Schrader, and Walden Introduce Legislation to Address FCRPS Biological Opinion
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources and the Environment, Energy, Salmon

    Today, Pacific Northwest Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Greg Walden (OR-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to approve the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) Biological Opinion (BiOp) until 2022. This legislation will work to support the FCRPS and the benefit it brings to our region through the clean, renewable, and affordable energy it provides while allowing salmon to recover at record rates. Read more

  • Pacific Northwest U.S. Representatives Urge Administration to Not Privatize Bonneville Power Administration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Pacific Northwest Members of Congress voiced their opposition to a proposal in the President’s budget to sell off the Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) assets. Read more

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