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I support greater efficiency standards in cars, trucks, and factories to reduce energy consumption and pollution. I support the utilization of all our energy resources including gas, coal, wind, nuclear, geothermal, hydro, and solar. I also encourage creating new pathways in clean infrastructure, and climate and energy research through a public-private partnership. We are fortunate Utah's coal power plants, which provide over 70 percent of our electricity, are at the forefront of the clean coal industry.


Lee and Romney Introduce the Early Action Against Ozone Act

WASHINGTONU.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) introduced the Early Action Against Ozone Act, legislation that would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work with local governments to lower pollution before they violate the Clean Air Act.
 
“Local governments that want to work with the EPA to lower pollution shouldn’t have to wait till pollution is already a problem in their communities before they are credited for reducing emissions,”
Lee said. “The Early Action...

Romney Joins Colleagues in Urging DHS, DOE to Ban Use of Huawei Technology in U.S. Infrastructure

WASHINGTON—Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in urging Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to consider banning the use of Huawei solar inverters in our nation’s energy infrastructure—further protecting critical U.S. electrical systems. This action follows previous congressional actions prohibiting Huawei telecommunications equipment from being used by the U.S. federal government and federal contractors.
 
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