LATEST SENATOR HEITKAMP
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today issued the following statement after the president signed an executive order aimed at rolling back the previous administration’s Clean Power Plan and lifting the previous administration’s moratorium on federal coal leasing.
Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation in 2015 with Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia to overturn the Clean Power Plan rules for existing power sources. The Senate passed their legislation in November 2015, but it was vetoed by the previous administration.
Read the Full Press Release