“California is known for its beautiful mountains, shoreline, and diverse landscape. As a member of the Science, Space and Technology Committee and the Subcommittees on Energy and the Environment, I am in the unique position to work with my colleagues to help protect the environment by working to ensure clean air and water for future generations to come, combating climate change, and promoting scientific innovation, technology and clean energy sources.”
Leadership: Congressman Takano sits on the Science, Space and Technology Committee and its Subcommittee on Energy. In this position, he works to ensure clean air and water for future generations to come, combating climate change, and promoting scientific innovation, technology and clean energy sources. Congressman Takano is committed to policies that promote the research and development of alternative energy technologies, strengthening environmental standards that lower our emissions, and initiatives that conserve energy and expand the use public transportation. He believes that battery energy storage is the future of renewable energy and that cheap grid scale storage means that renewables can compete with fossil fuels; he introduced H.R. 3263, the Battery Storage Innovation Act to support the development of the battery storage industry.
Congressman Takano believes that the development of clean and renewable sources of energy will have to be a large part of meeting 21st century energy needs. Congressman Takano also believes that the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act are critical to the health and well-being of communities and he is committed to supporting and protecting legislation that ensures the health of our environment for generations to come.
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