McKinley Applauds Supreme Court Ruling to Reject EPA's Overreach Against American Energy

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), the ranking member for House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on West Virginia et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency. This case challenged the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory overreach in placing unreasonable req...

McKinley, Rodgers Demand Transparency from EPA on Superfund Site Funding

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Washington, D.C. — Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) are pressing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan to be accountable with the vast amount of money it has been allotted to address Superfund sites and its implementation of the program...

McKinley Joins Sens. Manchin, Capito to Praise Investments in West Virginia's Public Lands

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Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative David McKinley (R-WV), joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in announcing that West Virginia will receive funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for seven projects to address deferred maintenance in the Monongahela National Forest, improve infrastructure, increase user access and support rural economies...

ICYMI - McKinley: Biden’s War on Fossil Fuels Causing Gas Prices to Spike

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01), testified today during the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce about the record high gas prices facing American families, that have been rising since President Biden took office. View his remarks here. “President Biden and House Democrats continue to blame Putin and U.S. oil companies for ris...

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 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...

McKinley Applauds Announcement of Grants to Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands, Spur Economic Development

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) applauded today’s Abandoned Mine Land Grant award announcements made by Governor Jim Justice and Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Harold Ward. Three projects announced today are located in North Central West Virginia and the Northern Panhandle. “All across West Virginia, there are legacy mining sites that are holding ba...

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