Energy & Environment

Bacon, Spanberger to Introduce Growing Climate Solutions Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Don Bacon (NE-R-02) joined Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-D-07) to announce plans to introduce the Growing Climate Solutions Act in the House. Introduced in the Senate by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), the bill seeks to help farmers, ranchers and foresters participate in the voluntary carbon market by establishing a Greenhouse Gas Technic... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Statement on WOTUS Repeal

| Posted in Press Releases

— Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement today following the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: “The Waters of the US Rule was the prime example of government overreach and resulted in costly compliance measures. It placed burdensome regulations on Nebraska’s farmers, ranchers, landowners, county governments and others that unnecessarily delayed infras... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Statement on Paris Climate Accord

| Posted in Press Releases

OMAHA, NE – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. “As a member of the bi-partisan House Climate Solutions Caucus, I take a keen interest in ways we can be responsible stewards of our environment to ensure we leave a better world for future generations. It is unfortunate the previous admin... Read more »