November 7th, 2023
The Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extreme anti-energy policies and unchecked regulations have stifled economic opportunities, raised costs for Americans, burdened businesses and domestic energy...
October 24th, 2023
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the continued federal overreach of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on chemicals used for life-saving medical devices and essential products. Chemicals make up a...
August 11th, 2023
Designating the lesser prairie chicken as an endangered species has nothing to do with protecting it. It is merely a vehicle to shut down oil & gas production in the Permian Basin, which will also make it more difficult...
May 16th, 2023
I just had the opportunity to hold the EPA Administrator accountable for the Agency's overreaching actions limiting energy production in the Permian Basin in an Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing.
January 11th, 2023
Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus, recently blasted the Biden administration for its secretive release of a final “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule while the Supreme Court has...
July 26th, 2022
Despite record-high energy costs, producers in the Permian Basin are still enduring a barrage of attacks from the Biden Administration in rhetoric and policy.
July 6th, 2022
For decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been weaponized by climate alarmists that put green special interest groups ahead of the American people. Thankfully, yesterday, the Supreme Court delivered a ruling...
April 16th, 2021
I look forward to seeing this grant support the efforts of one of Fort Worth’s excellent small businesses as it develops a new device that will help protect public health and the environment, and build a healthier and more...
March 20th, 2019
Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their proposal to reform the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) market, and to allow for year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol (E15).
October 20th, 2017
I applauded EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s Monday announcement that he is ending “sue and settle” practices within the agency, and urged my colleagues in Congress to pass the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and...
October 25th, 2023
U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sent a letter to the U.S.
September 6th, 2023
Once again, the Biden Administration has revised its definition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) to bring more waterways under the control of the federal government. Earlier this year, the Supreme Court made it...
May 30th, 2023
This week I spoke with the Biden Administration’s Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 Administrator, Dr. Earthea Nance.
February 3rd, 2023
December 16th, 2022
On Thursday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) and ten of his House Republican colleagues demanded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reverse its decision to deny small refineries relief from the crony Renewable Fuel Standard (...
July 14th, 2022
I authored the following Letter to the Editor in the New York Times:To the Editor:
April 22nd, 2022
On Thursday, Rep. Scott Perry (PA-10) and I led our House Republican colleagues in urging the Environmental Protection Agency to alleviate skyrocketing gas and grocery prices by waiving biofuel blending mandates under the...
June 26th, 2019
I urge Administrator Wheeler and the administration to stand with hardworking refinery workers across this country and continue enacting policies that promote greater energy independence.
May 14th, 2018
Remember the Clinton campaign slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” The above title will never see the light of day in the House hearing of EPA Director Scott Pruitt any more than it did with the leftist ideologues who...