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June 18, 2020

H.R. 7252, the Promoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research Act

Legislation H.R. 7252, The Promoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research …  Continue Reading 

June 16, 2020

H.R. 7228, the Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act

Legislation H.R. 7228, the Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act Endorsements American Beverage Association American Chemical Council American Chemical Society Plastics Industry …  Continue Reading 

June 15, 2020

H.R. 7214, the Surface Transportation Research and Development Act of 2020

Legislation H.R. 7214, the Surface Transportation Research and Development Act of 2020 A section-by-section summary can be found …  Continue Reading 

March 12, 2020

H.R. 6216, National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020

Legislation H.R. 6216, the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020 A one-pager on H.R. 6216 can be found here. Endorsements Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Allen Institute for AI Amazon Web Services "The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020 is important to advancing American leadership in artificial intelligence. We applaud Chairwoman Johnson's and Ranking Member Lucas's continued leadership, and are grateful for their …  Continue Reading 

March 09, 2020

H.R. 4481, the Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 4481, the "Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2019" Endorsements American Chemical Society American Physical Society (APS) "The American Physical Society (APS) is elated to support the Securing Energy Critical Elements (ECE) and American Jobs Act. As stated in the ECE report by APS and the Materials Research Society, the twin pressures of increasing demand for energy and addressing climate change have stimulated research into new sources of …  Continue Reading 

March 06, 2020

H.R. 6097, the Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act

Legislation H.R. 6097, the Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act A one-pager on H.R. 6097 can be found here. A section-by-section summary on H.R. 6097 can be found here. Endorsements American Nuclear Society (ANS) Bipartisan Policy Center Action (BPC) Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) "In order to meet significant greenhouse gas reduction goals, keep energy affordable and the grid reliable, we need to encourage technological advancements in zero-emitting …  Continue Reading 

March 06, 2020

H.R. 6084, the Water Power Research and Development Act

Legislation H.R. 6084, the Water Power Research and Development Act Endorsements Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) "In order to meet significant greenhouse gas reduction goals, keep energy affordable and the grid reliable, we need to encourage technological advancements in zero-emitting baseload generation, such as hydropower and nuclear resources. These bills focus on the next generation of technology, helping to ensure hydropower and …  Continue Reading 

February 06, 2020

H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act

Legislation: H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act Endorsements: Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) National Rural Electric Cooperative Association …  Continue Reading 

January 24, 2020

H.R. 5666, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2020

H.R. 5666, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of …  Continue Reading 

December 17, 2019

H.R. 2986, the Better Energy Storage Technologies (BEST) Act

Legislation: H.R. 2986, the BEST Act Endorsements: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) BPC Action National Audubon Society Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) ClearPath Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Energy Storage Association (ESA) "ESA commends the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee for considering an amended version of the Better Energy Storage Technology Act (H.R. 2986)," said Kelly …  Continue Reading 

December 16, 2019

H.R. 5374, the Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 5374, the "Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019" Endorsements: American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) "ACORE is pleased to endorse the Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019 (H.R. 5374). In addition to continuing the important work of the DOE's Geothermal Technologies Office, H.R. 5374 will facilitate productive tech transfer from the oil and gas industry to emerging and non-polluting geothermal uses, catalyze recovery of …  Continue Reading 

December 13, 2019

H.R. 5428, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 5428, the "Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019" Endorsements: BPC Action Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) GridWise Alliance National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Union of Concerned Scientists "The nation's aging electrical grid is in need of improvements to handle immense changes ahead. Thankfully, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act recognizes and fosters …  Continue Reading 

October 16, 2019

H.R. 2051, the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 2051, the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act Endorsements: The American Chemistry Council The American Chemical Society The Biotechnology Innovation Organization The GC3 Sustainable Chemistry Alliance The Household and Commerical Products Association The National Association of …  Continue Reading 

September 20, 2019

H.R. 4373, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation: H.R. 4373, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of …  Continue Reading 

September 18, 2019

H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation: H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act Endorsements: American Indian Science and Engineering Society Computing Alliance for Hispanic Serving Institutions National Society of Black Engineers Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) STEM Education Coalition Thurgood Marshall College Fund United Negro College …  Continue Reading 

August 08, 2019

H.R. 4230, the Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 4230 the Clean Industrial Act of 2019 Endorsements: Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) American Chemistry Council American Chemical Society (ACS) American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ArcelorMittal BlueGreen Alliance BPC Action "BPC Action commends the bicameral, bipartisan introduction of the Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) by Sens. Whitehouse (D-RI), Capito (R-WV), Braun (R-IN), and Manchin (D-WV) and Reps. Casten (D-IL), …  Continue Reading 

July 29, 2019

H.R. 4091, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019

Statement Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 4091, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 Endorsements Alliance to Save Energy American Chemical Society (ACS) American Council for Capital Formation American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) "We commend Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson for the introduction of the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 and her continued role as a champion for clean energy innovation. The ARPA-E program provides critical research …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

H.R. 3766, ‘‘One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act’’

H.R. 3766, ''One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

H.R. 3609, the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 3609, the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 Endorsements American Chemical Society American Wind Energy Association Bipartisan Policy Center BPC Action commends Reps. Tonko (D-NY), Bacon (R-NE), Kennedy (D-MA), and Fortenberry (R-NE)for the introduction of the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019, H.R. 3609. We commend the Congressional support for improving and expanding wind energy generation in the United States. As we look to increase …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

H.R. 3597, the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 3597, the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 Endorsements American Chemical Society Bipartisan Policy Center BPC Action commends Reps. McAdams (D-UT) and Fortenberry (R-NE) for the introduction of the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019, H.R. 3597. We applaud the congressional support for improving and expanding solar energy generation in the United States. U.S. investment in energy innovation is needed to continue developing greater …  Continue Reading 

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