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State: Louisiana

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“Years ago, this was an issue that conservatives would run from. But it’s been amazing just looking back at the strategies that have been most successful in reducing emissions and ensuring the affordability of energy and it’s actually been the very solutions that conservatives have been pushing.”

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“We’re in this situation where Republican or conservative solutions have resulted in lower emissions which have resulted in more affordable energy and the U.S. becoming energy independent. When you look at some of the solutions like the Green New Deal, those are the very policies that have resulted in higher emissions, and are the biggest...

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“I think what’s most important is taking things into bite-sized pieces. Let’s talk about redesigning the grid to be able to handle distributive generation. Let’s talk about investment in resilience. Let’s talk about concepts for conservation and energy efficiency where you actually reduce the cost of energy consumption for residential and commercial consumers. Bringing down...

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“We’re committed to policies that advance a clean energy future for the United States. But you know what else we are committed to? We are committed to solutions that have been proven to work.”

John Kennedy
Person

John Kennedy

“Anybody who thinks we’re going to reach a carbon neutral world economy without nuclear energy has been smoking the devil’s lettuce. It’s not going to happen. And we know that.”

Bill Cassidy
Person

Bill Cassidy

“Lowering greenhouse gases is important. Louisiana loses a football field of land every 100 minutes due to erosion and rising sea level. But the Green New Deal would actually increase global emissions by incentivizing manufacturing to move to high-emitting countries like China.”

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“We’re [reducing emissions] without regulations, without mandates, without causing our consumers to double or triple the cost of electricity, without sending our jobs overseas.”

Person

Mike Johnson

“This is God’s creation, and we’re supposed to tend to and take care of it.”

Steve Scalise
Person

Steve Scalise

“Through a more efficient and less complex permitting process, we can more efficiently construct energy infrastructure, coastal restoration, and flood protection projects in Louisiana and across the country while still protecting our environment.”

Garret Graves
Person

Garret Graves

“As we move in the direction of a cleaner energy portfolio, a goal all of us share, we must keep unleashing the affordable innovation that made us the world leader in reducing emissions — and not play into China’s hands.”

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