Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

Vision: The United States of America will reclaim its past glory as the Land of Opportunity, restoring the promise of the American Dream for our children and grandchildren.

Energy

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) was joined today by Congressmen Blake Farenthold (TX-27) and Walter B. Jones (NC-3) to introduce legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations.

Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today introduced legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) in Niagara Falls, New York.

Recently, Apex Clean Energy has proposed a plan to build 70 propeller turbines amid farms and towns throughout Niagara County. The impact that this plan may have on the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station has raised significant concerns from local residents and lawmakers.

Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after writing a letter to Department of Defense and Federal Aviation Administration officials expressing concern over a proposed wind turbine project along the Lake Ontario shoreline.

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after President Obama formally rejected the Keystone XL pipeline.

“President Obama once again put politics ahead of American job opportunities and the energy security interests of our country,” said Congressman Collins. “Rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline wastes an opportunity for America to achieve energy independence and create tens of thousands of good-paying jobs.”

May 21, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Representative Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.

“This bipartisan legislation is the culmination of years of work and will help revolutionize how the health care industry fights rare diseases,” said Congressman Chris Collins.  “I was glad to introduce provisions that will enhance and accelerate clinical trials, and measures to expedite and improve the FDA hiring process, so the world’s best minds are working towards finding cures.”

Nov 26, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the Obama administration officially proposed tightening its rules for smog-causing ozone.

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 5682, To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Aug 19, 2014 Press Release

LANCASTER, NY- Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following remarks after holding a press conference addressing current energy policies.

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) will hold a press conference this Wednesday regarding the International Joint Commission's ruling to implement new guidelines determining the water levels of Lake Ontario.

WHAT: Congressman Collins and several other state and local legislators will discuss their concerns with the International Joint Commission's ruling, and its impact on local stakeholders and the community.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 2nd, at 10:30 a.m.

Jun 19, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement on language included in the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases funding opportunities for major energy innovators in New York.