The Ripon Advance reports that Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers has introduced legislation to promote U.S. hydropower.
- Hydropower currently accounts for a little more than 50% of the nation’s renewable energy.
- The legislation includes provisions that ease the permitting process for hydropower and updates federal purchasing requirements for this energy source.
- Rep. McMorris Rodgers’ leadership in this area shows that conservatives are ready to lead on the issue of clean energy.
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