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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
Date Title
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the Energy Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources To Receive Testimony on S. 3018, the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act, and to Examine Protections Designed to Guard Against Energy Disruptions- Risch Opening Statement
June 6, 2016 Collins, King, Risch, Heinrich, Introduce Legislation to Protect Electric Grid from Cyber-Attacks
Jan. 28, 2016 Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Nuclear Energy Legislation
Jan. 22, 2016 Clean Nuclear Energy, Research Advanced in Bipartisan Senate Bill
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid - Oppose Wasting Up to $9.4 Billion on Extension of Wind Production Tax Credit
Sept. 29, 2015 CNN "The Situation Room"- Transcript: Syria
July 27, 2015 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Middle East Conflict and Iran Nuclear Deal
July 9, 2015 Risch Highlights INL at National Lab Day on Capitol Hill
July 7, 2015 Risch, Heinrich Introduce Bill to Reduce Federal Government Energy Use
July 2, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - The Need for Use of Biomass Energy to Spur Economic Growth
June 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Biomass Energy
May 21, 2015 Heller, Heinrich, Risch, and Tester Join Forces to Streamline Permitting for Renewable Energy Projects
May 13, 2015 Bipartisan Senate Coalition Introduces Bill to End Ban on Crude Oil Exports
April 28, 2015 Idaho National Laboratory-Led Forge Team Wins Geothermal Energy Award for Research
April 16, 2015 Bipartisan Senate Delegation Welcomes Renewal of U.S.-Israel Energy Agreement
March 20, 2015 Risch, Wyden Introduce Bill to Spur Geothermal Energy
March 14, 2015 The Case for Higher Funding at the INL
March 12, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Renewal of U.S.-Israel Energy Security Agreement
Feb. 12, 2015 Risch Named Chairman of Subcommittee for Energy
Feb. 10, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary of the U.S. Department of theC Interior - Consolidated Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation Reform
Feb. 5, 2015 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Energy
Sept. 16, 2014 Durbin, Risch Announce Senate National Laboratory Caucus During First Ever National Lab Day on Capitol Hill
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Extended Comment Period for EPA's Carbon Emissions Rule
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
March 27, 2014 Delegation Says BEA Extension at INL Well-Deserved
March 4, 2014 Letter to Daniel Ahe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Energy Policy's Impact on Fish Hatcheries
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Dec. 12, 2013 Manchin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Corn Ethanol Mandate
Nov. 12, 2013 Crapo, Risch and 21 Other Northwestern Lawmakers: The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Aug. 2, 2013 Barrasso-Risch Hydropower, Rural Jobs Bill Passes Senate
June 28, 2013 Udall, Risch Introduce Bipartisan Proposal to Reduce Federal Energy Consumption, Save Taxpayers Money
April 19, 2013 Udall, Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Bill
Feb. 13, 2013 Barrasso, Risch Bill Will Increase Hydropower Development, Create Rural Jobs
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
May 11, 2012 Senators Commemorate Conference on Nuclear Energy
April 26, 2012 Crapo, Risch Support Job-Creating Legislation
Feb. 29, 2012 Western Caucus Examines Washington Barriers to Prosperity and Property Rights in the West
Feb. 29, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Lowering Prices at the Pump
Jan. 24, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman of the US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of the US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member of the US House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Regarding the Storage of Nuclear Waste Inside Yucca Mountain
Nov. 1, 2011 Risch, Tester Work to Establish Equal Footing for Renewable Energy
Sept. 22, 2011 CHARGE Act Empowers Northwest Companies to Create Jobs
June 29, 2011 Gas Prices Affect Our Economy
June 8, 2011 Geothermal Energy Bill To Help Legitimate Producers Develop Geothermal "Hot Spots" More Efficiently
March 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Improvement Act
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