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State: Texas

Michael Burgess
Person

Michael Burgess

“Regardless of the claims of pundits and critics, traditional sources of energy and industrial methods are a critical component to our nation’s economy, security, and even our way of life. Even though more work is necessary, carbon capture can ensure continued American leadership in those industries and reduce our impact on the environment.”

Dan Crenshaw
Person

Dan Crenshaw

“If we want to tackle climate change, reduce emissions, and power the grid, then we need the proper mix of energy. We need to make sure that nuclear not only stays on the grid, but grows on it.”

Michael Burgess
Person

Michael Burgess

“Nuclear power accounts for 55% of zero-emission, baseload electricity nationwide. The American nuclear industry is working to introduce new reactors that are safer, smaller and more affordable than ever.”

Kay Granger
Person

Kay Granger

“To achieve energy independence, we must work to develop viable forms of renewable energy while also maximizing the development of the conventional energy resources we have at home. By developing a diverse domestic energy portfolio in this way, we can create jobs, reduce energy costs and grow our economy.”

Dan Crenshaw
Person

Dan Crenshaw

“Carbon capture will help ensure we can continue to power the American economy and continue to lead the world in emissions reduction. American innovation – not government regulation – is the path to success for our environment and our economy.”

Kevin Brady
Person

Kevin Brady

“Instead of raising taxes on working families in America who can least afford it, the answer to decreasing emissions is found by empowering American innovators to create global clean energy solutions. If we want to export clean energy technologies to every corner of the globe to reduce greenhouse gases, we must remove foreign barriers to...

Jodey Arrington
Person

Jodey Arrington

“It’s not just fossil fuels that make West Texas great; our region is home to the six largest wind farms in the United States. No other area in our country has a larger impact on this form of clean energy than West Texas. The energy produced by wind power in West Texas has the capacity...

Jodey Arrington
Person

Jodey Arrington

“West Texas currently accounts for 81% of the onshore production for the entire state of Texas. The oil and gas producers here in District 19 provide a safe and affordable supply of energy to our nation, and thousands of jobs to our people. We need to reduce regulations, cut taxes, and allow these industries to...

Dan Crenshaw
Person

Dan Crenshaw

“Climate change is real, and we need to address it. The question is, how do we do that? I think we should support all ways of decreasing emissions, from traditional renewables to cleaned-up fossil fuels to nuclear to innovative new tech like carbon capture.”

Tony Gonzales
Person

Tony Gonzales

“We must address climate change without putting more burdens on the backs of working class Americans. When clean jobs are readily available, then we can address climate change adequately. There must be an end to government overreach and overregulation; it could do irreparable harm to the middle class.

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