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Congressman David Rouzer

Representing the 7th District of North Carolina

Coastal Issues

Visiting the dredging projects at Carolina and Kure Beach.

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June 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 which seeks to strengthen our nation’s infrastructure by authorizing funding for locally driven investments, including the Carolina Beach renourishment project. 

May 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of North Carolina’s Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Governor Roy Cooper requesting information on the distribution of Hurricane Matthew recovery funds provided to the state of North Carolina through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) Program.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018.  WRDA seeks to strengthen our nation’s infrastructure by authorizing funding for locally driven investments in our country’s water resources infrastructure. 

August 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer is hosting a meeting with the elected officials of New Hanover County on Monday, August 7.  This is a continuation of his practice of meeting with elected officials that he started during the previous Congress.  The goal of these meetings is to provide Congressman Rouzer and local leaders the opportunity to discuss federal issues impacting the area and to ensure an open dialogue on all matters of importance to the citizens of the 7th District.  
June 23, 2017 Press Release

Below is an update from Congressman Rouzer regarding his meeting with a representatives from Chemours:

Last week, I asked to meet with Chemours regarding concerns related to GenX. That meeting occurred Tuesday afternoon as soon as I landed in Washington, D.C. for this week’s votes.  During the meeting, their Washington representative and I discussed all aspects of the issue, including the concerns we all have and the initial steps the affected counties and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority have requested the company take.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman David Rouzer released the update below following a meeting with Chemours officials:

 

Last week, I asked to meet with Chemours regarding concerns related to GenX. That meeting occurred this afternoon, and their Washington representative and I discussed all aspects of the issue, including the concerns we all have and the initial steps the affected counties and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority have requested the company take. 

June 16, 2017 Press Release

Our office continues to be in contact with officials from New Hanover County, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor reports of GenX in the Cape Fear River, help ensure that accurate data is obtained and that appropriate measures are taken based on those findings.  Below is a bullet point summary of what is known so far and actions that are underway. 

June 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below regarding contamination reports of a chemical compound, commercially referred to as "Gen X," in the drinking water system of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA:)
 
January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:

December 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act.  This legislation includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 which passed the House of Representatives in September and includes language to authorize and make top priority specific U.S.