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Daines Accuses Biden Administration of Playing Politics with U.S. Energy

Pausing U.S. LNG Export Permitting Panders to Radical Climate Activists at Expense of Working Families U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines, member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, delivered the following opening statement today at the committee’s hearing examining the administration’s pause on liquefied natural gas (LNG) export approvals. Daines recently joined a letter with his Republican colleagues to President Biden and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm urging the administration to stop their shortsighted pause and immediately resume consideration of LNG Export applications. Below is a transcript of Daines’ statement: Watch Daines’ remarks HERE.  “I didn’t think I’d live to see the day where you’d

Daines Blasts Biden Administration for Playing Politics with U.S. Energy

Joins Republican Colleagues in Criticizing Administration for Deliberately Pausing U.S. LNG Export Permitting in order to Pander to Radical Climate Activists U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines, member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, blasted the Biden administration for pausing all pending non-FTA export permit applications at the behest of the radical climate lobby. Daines joined a letter with 25 of his Republican colleagues to President Biden and Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm ahead of a pending executive order to re-evaluate the criteria to approve permits for liquified natural gas (LNG) export projects. “We write to express

Daines Leads Bill to Unleash American Energy

Bill Mandates Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines led his Senate Republican colleagues in introducing the “Supporting Made in America Energy Act” to ensure that the United States maintains and grows its energy independence by supporting Made in America energy. The bill bolsters energy indepencence by requiring the Department of the Interior (DOI) to hold four onshore oil and gas lease sales in the top oil and gas producing states as well as requiring two offshore oil and gas lease sales in each available area in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska.

Daines Op-Ed in Washington Examiner: Biden’s climate agenda creates energy poverty in tribal nations

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Kathleen Sgamma, President of Western Energy Alliance, authored the following op-ed in the Washington Examiner. Click here to read the full op-ed. Excerpts below: The White House is hosting its Tribal Nations Summit this week, and it’s important to note that the administration’s climate policy is bankrupting the tribes it claims to help. The president is sure to promise, as he has at previous summits, that his administration “will defend tribal sovereignty, self-government, and self-determination and will support tribal economies.” Unfortunately, the administration’s policies do the opposite. Specifically, the administration’s energy policy is crushing our nation’s tribes by robbing them of reliable jobs

At Senate Hearing, Daines Slams Biden Anti-Energy Policies for Killing Montana Jobs, Hurting Rural Communities

Calls Out Administration for Radical Rules That Would Shut Down Colstrip Power Plant U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing slammed the Biden administration for their anti-energy policies that are hurting America’s national security and devastating Montana jobs. Daines called attention to Biden administration rules that would force Colstrip Power Plant to close and asked a Biden official about Montana’s grid reliability. Watch Daines’ full remarks HERE. Senator Daines on the Biden administration’s attack on made-in-America energy: Watch Daines’ opening remarks HERE. Senator Daines: Chairman, thank you. Ranking Member Brasso, thank you as well. Since taking

Daines on Biden Administration’s Energy Agenda: “Replacing American Made Oil and Gas with Chinese batteries”

To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm’s recent failed electric vehicle tour and the Biden administration’s anti-energy agenda. “Senator Ernst talked about the Secretary of Energy’s challenges she had on her green energy tour most recently, and I think it demonstrates just how unrealistic the Democrats and this Administration’s green hallucination really is.  “You look at a state like Montana, we get a lot of windshield time in Montana traveling long distances. It’s farmers, it’s ranchers, it’s truckers or just folks going

Daines Slams Biden Administration’s War on Made-in-America Energy

Blames Senate Democrats for Paving the Way for Administration Rule that Will Increase the Price of Energy for Montanans To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference highlighting the continued destruction of made-in-America energy by the Biden administration. Last week, the Department of Interior (DOI) proposed a rule that would increasethe cost of energy production. These costs would be passed on to consumers in Montana and across the country. It’s estimated that these new fees would amount to nearly $2 billion from now until 2031. “Not long after Vladimir Putin

Daines Slams Biden Administration for New Proposed Rule That Would Increase Cost of Domestic Energy Production

Every Senate Democrat Paved the Way for the Rule to Take Place U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after the Biden administration announced a new proposed rule that would drastically increase the cost of oil and gas production on public lands. “Since Day One President Biden has sent a clear message to Montana energy producers: this administration is coming for you. From shutting down lease sales to begging our adversaries for oil to this new rule that will raise rates for Montana oil and gas producers, the Biden administration is proving that they would rather bow to

Daines Slams Biden Administration for Anti-Energy Regulations Devastating American Economy

Recent rules will rob the Navajo Nation of hundreds of millions of dollars, force Colstrip to shutdown To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered the following remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming the Biden administration for continued attacks on made-in-America energy production. Earlier this month, President Biden’s Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Deb Haaland quietly issued a mineral withdrawal and prohibition of oil and gas development affecting Navajo tribal members. Daines also called attention to the recent rule from President Biden’s EPA that would shut down coal powered plants like Colstrip costing Montana hundreds of good-paying jobs and raising prices for families. 

Daines Calls for Passage of bipartisan 9th Circuit Cottonwood fix, highlights efforts to support wildland firefighters at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today called attention to the serious threat of wildfires as smoke covers East Coast skies and highlighted the importance of passing his full and permanent fix for the 9th Circuit Cottonwood decision. Click HERE to download his remarks. Daines: When you woke up this morning in Washington, you might have opened your windows up and heard the birds coughing outside. It’s no secret that wildfire season is upon us. My guess is that folks on the East Coast are already sick of the smoke. We’re already hearing about ground stops at the Philadelphia airport,