Bennet, Senate Democratic Colleagues Urge Incoming Biden Administration to Repeal Harmful Solar Tariffs Set by President Trump

Senators Call on President-Elect Biden to Repeal the Tariffs, Citing the Effects of Huge Job Loss, Stifled Private Investments, and Prevention of Climate Action

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 11 Senate Democratic colleagues in a letter to President-elect Joseph R. Biden requesting that the incoming Biden Administration make a full repeal of the Trump Administration’s harmful section 201 tariffs on imported solar photovoltaic cells and panels an early priority.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, along with Senators Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and James Risch (R-Idaho) introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday to incentivize responsible renewable energy development on public lands and allow local communities to reap the economic benefits.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, applauded the committee’s passage of the Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act and the Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act, a significant step towards protecting our country’s energy grid from cyberattacks.

Bennet Joins 51 Lawmakers in Challenging Trump Roll Back of Methane Waste Prevention Rule

Amicus brief makes case that Interior’s rollback violates federal law by authorizing waste of public oil and gas resources, harming the public interest

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of 51 lawmakers, led by U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), in filing an amicus brief challenging the U.S Department of the Interior’s decision to revise and effectively reverse the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention rule.