Leader Rodgers Calls for Hydropower to Be Properly Utilized
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s Energy Subcommittee hearing on hydropower.
Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:
HYDROPOWER IS VITAL FOR A SECURE ENERGY FUTURE
“In the Pacific Northwest, we are blessed with abundant, affordable, and clean hydroelectric power.
“Hydropower has served our industrial backbone in Washington state for 80 years and now promises to serve an innovative future, ensuring a reliable, secure energy system for many decades to come.
“I have heard from companies like...