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LETTER: Putting the U.S. on a path to energy security and modernizing infra...

Published on September 06, 2017
On September 6, 2017, Western Governors sent a letter to Senators Lisa Murkowski, Maria Cantwell, Cory Garner and Joe Manchin III on the physical and cyber security of the U.S...
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Energy

LETTER: Putting the U.S. on a path to energy security and modernizing infra...

Published on September 06, 2017

Western Governors express commitment to improving cyber security to Committ...

Published on September 06, 2017
Western Governors expressed commitment to improving physical and cyber security for the energy grid by identifying the security vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure, cre...
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Energy

Western Governors express commitment to improving cyber security to Committ...

Published on September 06, 2017

LETTER: Western Governors support responsible use of enhanced oil recovery ...

Published on August 03, 2017
The Western Governors’ Association sent a letter in support of the responsible use of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) using carbon dioxide (CO2) to the Honorable Orrin Hatch...
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Energy

LETTER: Western Governors support responsible use of enhanced oil recovery ...

Published on August 03, 2017

Western Governors urge passage of ‘Public Lands Renewable Energy Developm...

Published on May 11, 2017
Western Governors urged Congressional leadership this week to pass the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017, which enables the sharing of revenues derived fro...
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Energy

Western Governors urge passage of ‘Public Lands Renewable Energy Developm...

Published on May 11, 2017

COMMENTS: Environmental Protection Agency proposal to add natural gas proce...

Published on May 08, 2017
The Western Governors’ Association provided comments on May 5, 2017 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the agency's proposal to add natural ga...
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Energy

COMMENTS: Environmental Protection Agency proposal to add natural gas proce...

Published on May 08, 2017

WGA offers testimony before House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee ...

Published on May 03, 2017
WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury offered testimony on May 3, 2017, on behalf of Western Governors before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on...
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Energy

WGA offers testimony before House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee ...

Published on May 03, 2017

TESTIMONY: WGA advocates for Fiscal Year 2018 to House Committee on Appropr...

Published on May 03, 2017
James D. Ogsbury, Executive Director of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA), submitted testimony on May 3, 2017, on behalf of Western Governors before the ...
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Energy

TESTIMONY: WGA advocates for Fiscal Year 2018 to House Committee on Appropr...

Published on May 03, 2017

WGA concerned that proposed Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 usu...

Published on May 01, 2017
The Western Governors' Association has voiced concern to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce about provisions...
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Energy

WGA concerned that proposed Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 usu...

Published on May 01, 2017

LETTER: Concerns about provisions in proposed Hydropower Policy Modernizati...

Published on May 01, 2017
The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on May 1, 2017, to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to express concerns ...
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Energy

LETTER: Concerns about provisions in proposed Hydropower Policy Modernizati...

Published on May 01, 2017

Governors support expedited review of bipartisan Electricity Reliability an...

Published on April 03, 2017
UPDATE: On April 27, 2017, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 1873, the 'Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act.' (More)
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Governors support expedited review of bipartisan Electricity Reliability an...

Published on April 03, 2017

LETTER: Governors request comment period extension on BLM proposed rule

Published on March 15, 2017
Western Governors sent a letter on March 15, 2016, to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze requesting a comment period extension for B...
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Energy

LETTER: Governors request comment period extension on BLM proposed rule

Published on March 15, 2017

LETTER: Governors support use of enhanced oil recovery

Published on December 01, 2016
Western Governors sent a letter to Senators Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, and Representatives Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi, on Nov. 30, 2016...
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Energy

LETTER: Governors support use of enhanced oil recovery

Published on December 01, 2016

Western Governors call for state involvement in establishing nuclear waste ...

Published on November 03, 2016
Western Governors emphasized the importance of state involvement in the siting of any radioactive waste storage or disposal facility in outreach to Office of Nuclear Energy Ac...
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Energy

Western Governors call for state involvement in establishing nuclear waste ...

Published on November 03, 2016

Western Governors reiterate need for ‘substantial’ state role i...

Published on October 13, 2016
Western Governors have reiterated the need for "substantial" state consultation in the regional review of West-wide energy corridor designations mandated by Section 368 o...
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Energy

Western Governors reiterate need for ‘substantial’ state role i...

Published on October 13, 2016

LETTER: Governors reiterate need for ‘substantial’ state role i...

Published on October 13, 2016
Western Governors sent letters on Oct. 13, 2016, to Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze and U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell&n...
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Energy

LETTER: Governors reiterate need for ‘substantial’ state role i...

Published on October 13, 2016

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