Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-TN) introduced legislation (H.R. 2891) September 12 to delay implementation of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Senator David Vitter (D-LA) introduced legislation (S. 1566) September 14 to require an accounting for financial support made to promote the production or use of renewable energy.

Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) introduced legislation (S. 1564) September 15 to amend the Clean Air Act to improve the renewable fuel program by combining the categories of cellulosic biofuel and advanced biofuel into one technology and feedstock-neutral category of advanced biofuel.

The same day, Congressmen Fred Upton (R-MI) and John Dingell (D-MI) introduced legislation (H.R. 2937) to amend title 49 to provide for enhanced safety and environmental protection in pipeline transportation to provide for enhanced reliability in the transportation of the country’s energy projects by pipeline.

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced a bill (H.R. 2946) to require that vessels used to engage in drilling for oil or gas in ocean waters that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States must be documented under chapter 121 of title 46.

Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced legislation (H.R. 2962) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the depreciation recovery period for energy-efficient cool roof systems.