December 17, 2013


Rep. Harris Speaks Out Against Governor O’Malley’s Offshore Wind Energy Plan

Congressman cites increased utility costs for Maryland families as one reason for disapproval

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., released the following statement in objection to the plan for an offshore wind lease auction for an up-to-1.2-gigawatt site off of Ocean City, Maryland:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. voted this evening in favor of H.R. 3 “The Northern Route Approval Act” that would build the Keystone XL pipeline. After 1706 days of waiting for a green light from this administration and over 15,000 pages of review, this bill would remove any remaining obstacles and force President Obama to make a decision on this important energy independence and jobs project.