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Representative Katherine Clark


“Preserving our environment, conserving our resources, and mitigating the impact of climate change are some of the most significant issues of our time and a fundamental responsibility to future generations. I have made addressing these issues a high priority in Congress, and have participated in a number of efforts to support a healthy environment.”


Leadership: Congresswoman Clark has prioritized the environment and conserving natural resources in her work, supporting legislation to protect places like Utah’s Red Rock Wilderness and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from exploitation. She is a strong supporter of renewable energy and has co-sponsored legislation to incentivize it, including the Renewable Energy Parity Act, Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act, and the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act. Representative Clark is also an outspoken proponent of addressing climate change within the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) and the Safe Climate Caucus.

Representative Clark cosponsored:

  • H.R. 2158 (Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act)
  • H.R. 2044 (America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act)
  • H.R. 2012 (Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 1889 (Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act)
  • H.R. 1784 (Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 1584 (Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 1456 (Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 502 (To permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.)
  • H.R. 1460 (Focused Reduction of Effluence and Stormwater runoff through Hydrofracking Environmental Regulation Act of 2015)
  • H.R. 1548 (BREATHE Act)
  • H.R. 1961 (Climate Change Education Act)
  • H.R. 1977 (Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism Anti-Drilling Act)
  • H.R. 4092 (Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014)
  • H.R. 4215 (CLEANER Act of 2015)
  • H.R. 4426 (Clean Energy Victory Bond Act of 2014)
  • H.R. 5056 (Research and Development Efficiency Act, 2014)
  • H.R. 1616 (Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013)
  • H.R. 2502 (Renewable Energy Parity Act of 2013)