McKinley, Capito, Manchin, Urge EPA to Expedite Approval for States to Expand Carbon Capture Infrastructure

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley (W.Va.-01) and U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging them to work expeditiously to approve applications from States that will allow them to assume responsibility (primacy)...

McKinley, Cartwright Introduce Bill To Ensure Long-Term Clean Up of Streams

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley (W.Va.-01) and Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced a bill to ensure funding for Abandoned Mine Land (AML) clean-up of contaminated streams. The STREAM Act: Safeguarding Treatment for the Restoration of Ecosystems from Abandoned Mines Act, would allow states to set aside up to 30% of funding for AML restoration in the Bipartisan Infrastruc...

ICYMI: McKinley Urges Prioritizing Small Communities for Water System Upgrades, Demands Rigorous Oversight

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01), ranking member of the Environment Subcommittee, delivered remarks during the hearing, Trusting the Tap: Upgrading America's Drinking Water Infrastructure. View his remarks & questions here Excerpt from West Virginia Metro News: Drinking water infrastructure improvements draw attention from Congress Members of Congress explored what must be ...

MCKINLEY , CAPITO, MANCHIN INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING GLENVILLE STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

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Washington, DC – Representative David McKinley (WV-01) and U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced companion resolutions in both the U.S. House and Senate, celebrating the Glenville State University Lady Pioneers Women’s Basketball Team winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Women’s Basketball Championship. “Congratulations to th...

McKinley Introduces Bill to Help Police Departments Retain Experienced Officers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley (W.Va.-01), introduced a bill, the Retain COPS Act of 2022, H.R.7250, to give local police departments more flexibility and allow the COPS grant funding to go towards salaries, bolstering their ability to retain experienced law enforcement officers. “In recent meetings with members of local law enforcement in West Virginia, we talked about th...

McKinley Urges Restoring American Energy Independence, Driving Down Biden’s Record High Gas Prices

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Washington, DC – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) participated in a joint meeting of the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources and House Select Climate Republicans for a special forum, Pain at the Pump: Biden’s War on American Energy, to discuss President Biden’s anti-American energy policies that have driven record-high gas prices and aided Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. “...

McKinley Bill Supporting Mental Health of Health Care Workers Signed Into Law

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Washington, DC – The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, H.R. 1667, was signed into law today. This bill will enhance the mental and behavioral health resources that are available to support health care professionals. Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), is a lead sponsor of the bill. “It’s time we take care of the health care professionals who are charged with caring for ...

McKinley Questions Environmental Activist Organizations On Russian Dark Money

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), joined Energy and Commerce Committee members on letters questioning three environmental groups with financial ties to a San Francisco-based organization called the Sea Change Foundation, regarding Russian funding and influence over U.S. environmental advocacy organizations. “For years, there have been reports of Russia funding extreme...

ICYMI: McKinley Blasts Out-of-Touch Democrats

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Washington, D.C. — Today, during the Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on electric vehicles, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), blasted Democrats’ for being tone deaf to the serious issues facing the U.S. Watch his remarks here. “While the world is facing yet another crisis resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats are holding hearings o...

McKinley Introduces Bill Banning Russian Energy Imports While Restoring American Energy Production

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced a bill, the Regaining Energy Freedom and Undeniable Security and Preserving U.S. Trade Interests Now Act or REFUSE PUTIN Act, to ban Russian energy exports to the U.S., while at the same time, taking important steps to regain American energy independence. Read more about the REFUSE PUTIN Act here. “Energy security is nationa...

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