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Representative Brian Baird


Leadership: As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy & Environment, Rep. Baird plays a leading role in crafting a new approach to energy and providing solutions for our oceans. His leadership for the HABs (harmful algal blooms) bill is outstanding. He continues to lead the search for solutions to the problems created by climage change and ocean acidification. Click here to read more about Rep. Baird’s leadership on ocean acidification. Rep. Baird is described by his colleagues as “one of the hardest working members of Congress.”

Rep. Baird is a sponsor of the following legislation:

  • H.R. 3650 (Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 14 (Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009)

Rep. Baird is a cosponsor of:

  • H.R. 1310 (Clean Water Protection Act)
  • H.R. 52 (Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act)
  • H.R. 1769 (Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act)
  • H.R. 2055 (Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act of 2009)