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BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) requested immediate assistance to relieve fuel supply shortages in Louisiana and other areas of the Gulf Coast that were just hit by Hurricane Ida.
The U.S. Secretary of Energy just announced they will utilize the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to do so. This is a quick and appropriate solution to help address fuel shortages across South Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, LA – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) is requesting immediate assistance to relieve fuel supply shortages in Louisiana and other areas of the Gulf Coast that were just hit by Hurricane Ida.
Full text of the letter can be found below.
Dear Secretary Granholm and Administrator Regan:
WASHINGTON, DC – The irresponsible U.S. Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) planned budget announced by the Biden Administration threatens to further drive-up gasoline cost and worsen flooding in our communities.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) questions how the U.S. Department of Transportation moved forward in giving nearly $1 billion in grants to transportation and infrastructure projects with subjective criteria, objectives, and goals.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) brought Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson to the U.S. House Natural Resources Republican Forum: “Where are the Jobs?”. The forum provided an opportunity to highlight the Administration’s recent executive orders and their impact on the energy sector, local businesses, restaurants and more – all interwoven parts of Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act, which modernizes the National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Act to make infrastructure project reviews more efficient, reduce project costs, spur economic recovery, and rebuild America.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves and Steve Scalise announced that Louisiana will receive a $109,948,761 share of nearly $249 million in the FY 2020 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) energy revenues that the four Gulf oil and gas producing states will receive. Of the revenues, the State of Louisiana will receive $87,959,009.28 while the coastal parishes receive $21,989,752.31.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined fellow Gulf State congressional members in introducing legislation that makes the federal government pay Louisiana compensation for lost revenues due to President Biden’s executive orders that knee-cap offshore energy production in the name of better energy and climate policy.
BATON ROUGE, LA – Congressman Garret Graves issued the following remarks today regarding President Biden’s executive actions on energy and the environment:
“On the campaign trail, President Biden said that he would not ban oil and gas: “we’re not getting rid of fossil fuels for a long time.” Apparently, “a long time” means less than one week. What was obvious then is undeniable now: this was a flat-out campaign lie to get elected.