More on Environment

Apr 25, 2017

Improving US Icebreaking Fleet is Aim of Larsen Bill

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), along with Reps. Don Young (R-AK), Duncan Hunter (CA-52) and John Garamendi (CA-03) and have introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize procurement of up to six new icebreakers.

Mar 16, 2017

Transportation & Environment Projects in the Pacific Northwest In Jeopardy Under Trump Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Key Pacific Northwest transportation and environmental projects are in jeopardy under President Trump’s proposed budget – including Sound Transit’s plans to provide light rail service to Lynnwood and Federal Way.

Mar 7, 2017

Larsen Pushes Back Against Proposal to ‘Decimate’ Federal Resources for Puget Sound, NOAA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after reports that President Donald Trump plans to gut Environmental Protection Agency funding for Puget Sound by more than 90 percent...

Mar 7, 2017

New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Nation’s Estuaries

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Reps. Rick Larsen (D-WA), Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) have founded and will serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Estuary Caucus in the 115th Congress.

Feb 27, 2017

League of Conservation Voters Gives Larsen Top Marks For Environmental Advocacy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters has released its 2016 National Environmental Scorecard and Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) earned the highest possible rating of 100%.

Feb 2, 2017

Larsen Calls on Congress To End Orca Captivity Once and For All

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is once again cosponsoring the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act, a bill that aims to end the captivity of orca whales once and for all.

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