Energy

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.

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