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AGENDA: Lawmakers file trove of energy, water, resources bills

Mar 05, 2021 - Environment & Energy Daily

House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans introduced a series of energy bills this week to advance policies for hydropower, nuclear and natural gas. Ranking member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced H.R. 1588 to streamline the review process for the licensing of hydropower generation. She has long been a supporter of increasing deployment of hydropower, but environmentalists have balked at her permitting proposals. Energy Subcommittee ranking member Fred Upton (R-Mich.) introduced...