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H.Con.Res. 15: Expressing the sense of Congress that hydropower is an essential renewable resource and the United States should protect existing hydropower resources.


The text of the resolution below is as of Feb 5, 2021 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. CON. RES. 15

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 5, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Newhouse, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Fulcher, and Mr. Simpson) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that hydropower is an essential renewable resource and the United States should protect existing hydropower resources.

That is the sense of the Congress that—

(1)

hydropower is a renewable resource for purposes of all Federal programs and is an essential source of energy in the United States; and

(2)

the United States should protect existing hydropower resources and increase substantially the capacity and generation of clean, renewable hydropower resources to address a changing climate and improve environmental quality in the United States.