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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

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July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the House passed a series of bills aimed to improve America’s energy infrastructure, modernize environmental laws, and enhance energy security:  

March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following the State Department’s decision to approve Keystone XL, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:

January 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed executive actions to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Little Rock-based Welspun Tubular was contracted to build 700 miles of pipe for the Keystone XL. Welspun officials say that more than 350 miles of pipe lay idle at their Little Rock plant while awaiting approval to complete the project. Following today’s announcement, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:

March 30, 2016 In The News
U.S. Senator John Boozman, Senator Tom Cotton, Congressman Rick Crawford, Congressman French Hill, Congressman Steve Womack, and Congressman Bruce Westerman issued the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) to use Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–58) to partner with Clean Line Energy in an energy transmission project across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee...
March 26, 2016 In The News
A nearly 700-mile long energy project got approval from the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday (March 25) with House and Senate lawmakers condemning the approval...
March 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Senator John Boozman, Senator Tom Cotton, Congressman Rick Crawford, Congressman French Hill, Congressman Steve Womack, and Congressman Bruce Westerman today issued the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) to use Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–58) to partner with Clean Line Energy in an energy transmission project across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.

February 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay, stopping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of the Clean Power Plan:

December 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2029, Consolidated Appropriations Act by a vote of 316-113. Following passage of the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-2) released the below statement...
December 11, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON -- All six members of the Arkansas congressional delegation met Thursday morning with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and expressed concerns about plans for a high-power energy line that would cut across Arkansas.
December 10, 2015 In The News
Arkansas’ congressional delegation met with Energy Department (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz on Thursday (Dec. 10) but came away from the meeting without any feedback on how federal officials may decide on the controversial $2 billion Clean Line project...