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Congressman Valadao Introduces Bill to Increase Energy Production, Cut Red Tape

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Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) introduced the Determination of NEPA Adequacy Streamlining Act. This bill would streamline the approval process for energy production by allowing the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to use previously conducted Environmental Assessments or Environmental Impact Statements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the approval of projects with similar environmental impacts.

Congressman Valadao Announces Bakersfield Oil Producer as SOTU Guest

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Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) announced that he would be bringing Chad Hathaway, owner and founder of independent oil company Hathaway, LLC headquartered in Bakersfield, California as his guest to the State of the Union. The oil and gas industry is the backbone of the Kern county economy and is responsible for billions of dollars in state and local tax revenue that funds vital community services like public schools, hospitals, and law enforcement.

Congressman Valadao Votes to Ban the Sale of Strategic Petroleum Reserves to China

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Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) voted in support of H.R. 22, the Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act. Rep. Valadao is an original co-sponsor of the bill, which prohibits the sale or export of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to any entity that is owned, controlled, or influenced by the Chinese Communist Party

Congressman Valadao Joins California Republicans in Opposing Newsom's Electric Vehicle Mandate

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Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined Congressman Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) and other members of the California republican delegation in a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chair Liane Randolph regarding the August 2022 mandate that requires 100% of new car sales in California to be zero-emission vehicles by 2035.

Support an all-of-the-above approach to energy production and use

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Read the Op-Ed in the Bakersfield California Taking a drive through Bakersfield, you’re almost sure to pass at least one oil derrick pump. For the city that’s home to the Bakersfield High School “Drillers,” it doesn’t come as a surprise that Kern County is the seventh largest oil-producing county in the nation. The oil and gas industry in Kern County accounts for a quarter of the…

Congressman Valadao Calls on Newsom to Stop Restricting Energy Production in the Central Valley

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WASHINGTON  – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and Congresswoman Connie Conway (CA-22) sent a letter to Governor Newsom regarding the recent settlement between the State of California and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The settlement places a federal moratorium on new oil and gas leases in Central California until BLM…