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Chairmen Rouzer & Graves Statement on WOTUS and the 1-Year Anniversary of the SCOTUS Sackett Ruling

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WASHINGTON, DC - Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC) and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) issued the following joint statement ahead of the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s May 25, 2023, ruling in the Sackett v. EPA case, which had significant impacts for the Biden…

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 Champions Permitting Reform Legislation to Improve U.S. Port Operations

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Port of Wilmington

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) and Congresswoman Mary Peltola (D-AK-AL) introduced the bipartisan Permitting Optimization for Responsible Transportation (PORT) Act to streamline permitting and materials regulations for maritime transportation, clearing a path to build and modernize ports and harbors. H.R. 7587, the PORT…

Rouzer Seeks Answers on Securing Red Sea Shipping Against Houthi Attacks

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2024.01.30 CGMT Hearing

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…

T&I Committee Approves Rouzer Legislation to Reform Clean Water Act Permitting Processes

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2023.05.23 T&I Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved two pieces of legislation led by Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC) aimed at increasing permitting efficiency and reducing burdensome and duplicative government regulations. "As Chairman of the Subcommittee, I have enjoyed leading my colleagues…

Rouzer, Supply Chain Caucus Press Biden Administration on Efforts to Protect Global Supply Chain Amid Houthi Attacks

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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) sent a letter to the Biden Administration expressing concern with the ongoing Houthi attacks in the Red Sea disrupting global shipping routes, threatening supply chains, and…

Rouzer and Murphy Champion Third Annual North Carolina WATERS Summit to Advance Flood Solutions

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New Hanover County District Office

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, North Carolina Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) and Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) hosted the third annual Water Adaptation to Ensure Regional Success (WATERS) Summit in Greenville, North Carolina. This full day nonpartisan event brought together more than 150 local, state, and federal leaders, academic experts, and…

Rouzer Leads Hearing on the State of American Transportation Infrastructure

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Port of Wilmington

WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) led the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee during a Full Committee hearing examining the state of American transportation infrastructure.  Rouzer emphasized the importance of making targeted investments to responsibly improve our transportation network and our…

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…

Chairman Rouzer Welcomes Surf City Mayor to Subcommittee Hearing on WRDA 2024

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WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC-07) held a hearing to receive feedback from stakeholders across the nation as the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee prepares for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2024.  Stakeholders testified to the importance of maintaining a consistent two-year…