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U.S. House Passes Rouzer Permitting Reform Legislation as Key Component of Energy Week

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation led by Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) by a vote of 213-205.  H.R. 7023, the Creating Confidence in Clean Water Permitting Act, increases permitting efficiency and reduces burdensome and duplicative government…

Rouzer Seeks Answers on Securing Red Sea Shipping Against Houthi Attacks

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WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) joined the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee hearing examining the threats to shipping in the Red Sea due to Iranian-backed Houthi attacks against civilian and military vessels. Chairman Rouzer emphasized how these disruptions are threatening supply…

Rouzer, T&I Republicans Unveil Bills to Cut Red Tape & Increase Permitting Efficiency

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2023.06.22 Water Resources Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC - Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) led Republican Members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in introducing multiple bills to cut red tape, streamline reviews, and provide greater regulatory certainty under Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting processes. The Nationwide Permitting…

Rouzer Secures Important Provisions for Southeastern North Carolina in Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC - With the support of Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), the House passed H.R. 4394, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2024.  As Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Rouzer played a key role in securing important provisions for Southeastern North Carolina…

Rouzer Hosts Bipartisan Supply Chain Caucus Roundtable Highlighting Permitting Reform

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2023.07.26 Supply Chain Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC - The bipartisan Supply Chain Caucus led by Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-SD), and Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX) hosted a roundtable with key industry stakeholders to highlight the importance of a reliable Supply Chain to the construction, utility, and manufacturing industries.  The group discussed ways policymakers…

Rouzer, Graves, Capito, Lummis Ask for Biden Administration’s Next Steps in Implementing Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling

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2023.05.23 T&I Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC -  House and Senate Republican committee leaders requested a detailed update from the heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about how the agencies plan to immediately implement the Supreme Court’s decision in the Sackett v. EPA (Sackett II) case in which the Court ruled that the Biden…

ICYMI: Rouzer Washington Times Op-Ed "Administration’s new rule muddies water for all Americans"

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The Washington Times Administration’s new rule muddies water for all Americans By U.S. Rep. David Rouzer – Wednesday, April 19, 2023 House Republicans have maximized the first 100 days of our majority to follow through on our Commitment to America, and the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has been instrumental in this effort. In the Water Resources and…

Rouzer Hosts Bipartisan Supply Chain Caucus Roundtable

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the bipartisan Supply Chain Caucus led by Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX), and Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-MN) hosted a roundtable with key industry stakeholders to discuss the current state of the supply chain and ways policymakers can keep our farmers, businesses,…

President’s Flawed, Burdensome WOTUS Rule Survives Veto Override Despite House, Senate & State Majorities’ Opposition

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2/7/23 Water Resources Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House of Representatives fell short of overriding President Biden’s veto of H.J. Res. 27, a measure to overturn the Administration’s flawed, burdensome waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.  A two-thirds majority was needed to pass and override the President’s veto.  H.J. Res. 27, which passed both…

Rouzer Language Included in House Passed H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, with the support of Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), the House passed H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act.  Included in H.R. 1 is Congressman Rouzer's bill to improve the water quality certification process and prevent the Clean Water Act Section 401 process from being weaponized to block important energy infrastructure…