Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518). The bill, which was written and introduced by Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Charlie Dent (R-PA), will amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to strengthen standards used to keep LED lighting safe and efficient.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with three original cosponsors, Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Charlie Dent (R-PA), today introduced the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518), which will amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to strengthen standards used to keep LED lighting safe and efficient.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today was selected to serve on three key Energy and Commerce subcommittees working on issues of national concern that have special resonance for Coloradans.

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), leading members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today issued the following statement on a new bipartisan, bicameral proposal to reform U.S. chemical safety efforts under the Toxic Substances Control Act:

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Five members of Congress who have been pushing for new regulations on methane emissions across the United States applauded the release today of the Environmental Protection Agency’s finalized rule for methane limits in the oil and gas sector.

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Earlier today, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) introduced bipartisan legislation to work towards a comprehensive and long term energy policy for the United States. Their bill will establish a Commission to address the future of America’s energy needs.

Apr 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, joined a bipartisan group of 44 current and former Senators and 164 current and former House members to file an amicus brief in support of the Obama administration’s historic ‘Clean Power Plan’ (CPP). The CPP will reduce carbon pollution and address climate change, save consumers $155 billion by 2030, create jobs, and prevent 90,000 childhood asthma attacks through 2030‎. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is considering a challenge to the rule in West Virginia et al. v.

Mar 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, as President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announce new commitment to combat climate change, 75 Democratic Members of Congress wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, encouraging the agency to finalize proposed rules for new and modified sources of methane emission and to develop proposals to regulate existing sources of methane in the oil and gas industry. The previously-announced proposed rules for new and modified sources of methane would avoid the equivalent of 7.7. to 9 million metric tons of carbon dioxide by 2025.

Feb 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC) led their colleagues to pass H.R. 4444, a bipartisan bill that will update the Department of Energy’s conservation standards and continue to encourage the innovations in LED lighting that have accelerated over the last decade.

Feb 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO-01) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) led their colleagues to advance their bill, the EPS Improvement Act of 2016 through committee. The EPS Improvement Act of 2016 would ensure Light Emitting Diode (LED)-lighting technology is able to continue its proven track-record of energy-efficiency innovation.