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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Environment

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August 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today visited the Shoals Marine Laboratory, an education and research facility on Appledore Island that is operated jointly by UNH and Cornell University. During her visit, she discussed marine and coastal ecosystem sustainability with Shoals students and researchers.
July 19, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today voted against H.R. 2910, a Republican bill to allow natural gas companies to seize private property and conduct surveys of private land without consent of the landowner, which passed the House by a vote of 248-179.
July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 806, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017, also known as the “Smoggy Skies Act,” which passed the House by a vote of 229-199.
July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today led a bipartisan letter to Congressional appropriators urging $7 million to launch a national health impact study of sites like Pease affected by the U.S. military’s historic use of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).
June 20, 2017 Press Release
The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) was pleased to welcome back Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and new additions Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) to its membership in May. This brings the total number of coalition members to fifty-three.
June 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s House passage of H.R.627, the Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017, a bill she co-introduced in January:
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, New Hampshire’s Congressional Delegation wrote to Governor Chris Sununu to express their support for New Hampshire joining the United States Climate Alliance. The Alliance, which has grown to include 12 states, governed by both Republicans and Democrats, is committed to upholding the goals of the Paris Climate Accord. In the letter, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) highlighted the importance of striving to meet the ideals of the Paris Climate Accord for the benefit of both the environment and economy in New Hampshire. Yesterday, Governor Sununu said that New Hampshire would not join the U.S. Climate Alliance.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding Governor Sununu’s announcement that New Hampshire will not join the United States Climate Alliance:
June 2, 2017 Press Release
Today President Trump made a historic and calamitous error to ignore the majority of the American people and the overwhelming majority of scientists who agree that humans are contributing to climate change and we must act before it’s too late.
March 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order rolling back policies to address climate change: