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…

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…

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…

McKinley Introduces Resolution Supporting Policy of American Energy Security Following Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced a resolution today following the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, urging the Biden Administration to restore American energy dominance and protect the United States' energy security. “The incidents this week served as a stark reminder that energy security is national security,” said Rep. McKinley. “Russia’s…

McKinley Joins Senators Manchin, Capito, and Governor Justice To Announce Launch of West Virginia Hydrogen Hub Working Group

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative David McKinley, P.R., (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Governor Jim Justice (R-WV) to announce the launch of the West Virginia Hydrogen Hub Working Group to collaborate and support a strong West Virginia candidate to be chosen to develop a hydrogen hub, funded through $9.5 billion allocated to the…

ICYMI: McKinley Expresses Concerns About Biden Fed Nominee’s Extreme Energy Agenda

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01), chair of the Coal Caucus, joined a letter with Representative Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) and 46 of their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, expressing serious concern regarding President Joe Biden’s nomination of Ms. Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as Vice Chair for…

McKinley Joins Senators Manchin and Capito To Announce $141 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Clean Up Legacy of Abandoned Wells

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen David McKinley (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to announce West Virginia is eligible for $141,932,226 from the Department of the Interior to plug, remediate and reclaim orphaned oil and gas wells. The first phase of funding includes up to…

McKinley Fights Back on Biden Administration’s Anti-Coal Agenda

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Washington, DC – Under the Biden Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) allowed the nearly 40-year-old National Coal Council (NCC) charter to lapse in November 2021. DOE has since proposed a major overhaul to the charter, which includes gutting the NCC’s membership and refocusing its mission away from coal industry innovation. In response, David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01)…

McKinley Introduces Legislation to Protect Access to Affordable, Reliable Energy in Developing Countries

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) introduced the Supporting Affordable and Reliable Energy in Developing Countries Act of 2021.  The bill ensures that developing countries are protected from any policies such as bans on coal, gas and oil projects, which would stifle the ability to provide reliable energy to their people. “This bill…

McKinley: Reckless Pelosi Tax and Spend Plan Means Increased Costs, Fewer Jobs, and a Stronger China

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive, irresponsible spending plan that will hurt families with higher prices and higher taxes, destroy energy jobs, and place America’s economy at a disadvantage to China. For 48 hours over the last three days, the Energy and Commerce considered the wide-ranging package that included policies ranging from a tax on natural gas to more…

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