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Arrington Introduces “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act” to Protect Independent Producers

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This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) introduced H.R. 5991, the “Science-Based Emissions Standards Act of 2021,” legislation to protect small and independent producers from onerous and arbitrary regulations from the Biden administration. “Instead of emission standards based on science provided by the Department of Energy, President Biden made a rash and arbitrary decision to appease climate a...

Rep. Arrington Leads Letter to EPA Administrator Urging Postponement of New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and nine of his House colleagues, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging him to postpone any rulemaking regarding the New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for the oil and gas industry until the Department of Energy releases its study on methane emissions from marginal oil and gas wells. I...

ICYMI: Arrington Votes Against Dems' Multi-Trillion Dollar Tax-And-Spend Bonanza

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Lubbock, TX- Over the last week, House Ways and Means Committee Member Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) participated in the committee's markup of Democrats' $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending package. Rep. Arrington introduced several amendments addressing some of the most concerning aspects of this legislation and participated in debate of many others. Today, speaking in support of an amendme...

Arrington Implores U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai to Prioritize U.S. Energy Investment Interests in Mexico

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Arrington Implores U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai to Prioritize U.S. Energy Investment Interests in Mexico WASHINGTON, DC—Today, on the one-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) being signed into law, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to United States Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai urging her to utilize the USMCA's strong enforcement mechanisms ...

Biden’s Radical Climate Agenda vs. American Workers

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WASHINGTON, DC—In a House Ways and Means Full Committee hearing, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) questioned United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Tai on President Biden’s domestic hostility towards the oil & gas industry and to ensure it is not applied to our trade policy. Click here or the image above to listen to full remarks. Excerpts: “You mentioned worker-centric trade poli...

ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies

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ICYMI: Arrington Joins Fox News to Discuss Texas Energy Crisis and Biden Administration’s Radical Immigration Policies WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined The Faulkner Focus on Fox News to discuss the recovery process and lessons learned from the extreme weather in Texas, and how the Biden Administration’s radical immigration policies are putting Americans last. CLIC...

Congressman Arrington Leads Republican Opposition to Extreme Biden Administration Oil and Gas Policies

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Congressman Arrington Leads Republican Opposition to Extreme Biden Administration Oil and Gas Policies WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led thirty-six Republicans in sending a letter to President Joe Biden condemning the Biden Administration’s hostile actions and policies towards American oil and gas producers. Background: On January 20, 2021, the Biden Administration recomm...

Trump Administration Will Roll Back Obama Era Methane Regulations

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n details given to the Wall Street Journal on Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will move forward with its planned revisions to some methane regulations — one of which is the elimination of a requirement that producers establish methane leak-protocols and another removes large storage facilities and pipelines from the regulatory purview of the EPA. The rules were put in place by th...

American wind week 2020 kicks off with survey showing 86% of Americans want clean energy

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The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today kicks off American Wind Week 2020, the fourth annual national celebration of U.S. wind energy leadership. During American Wind Week, AWEA, its 1000+ members, and the thousands of diverse U.S. wind supporters highlight the ways wind is helping build the future. Wind power is proud to be red, white, and blue, with operating wind projects or manufactu...

Arrington Applauds Trump SOTU Vision and Administration Accomplishments

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Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the statement below following President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight’s address outlined President Trump’s vision for a nation that works for all Americans, one that is illuminated by the light of freedom shining as bright as it’s ever shown. The Great American Comeback we are witnessing is empowering communities, unleashing unprec...