McKinley Statement on Voting Against the Democrats' Reckless Spending and Tax Hike Bill

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” which is merely a rebrand of “Build Back Better.” The bill would spend over $700 Billion on far-left priorities, raise taxes on virtually all Americans, and fuel inflation. “As Americans are being crushed by forty-year…

McKinley, Manchin, Capito, Miller Send Letter to FERC in Support of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) – along with West Virginia Delegation members Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Congresswoman Carol Miller – signed a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging them to support the completion of the Mountain…

McKinley Introduces Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Carbon Capture Projects

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) introduced the “Well Primacy Certainty Act” to cut bureaucratic red tape and make it easier to develop carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects and infrastructure. This bill would expedite the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) application processes to allow states to assume responsibility (primacy) from the EPA to…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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