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Congressman Mo Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Alabama

Energy

Energy policy should promote free markets solutions that balance supply and demand in order to ensure dependable energy production for today and future generations. Congressman Brooks believes that our nation’s energy policy should be based on sensible solutions instead of burdensome regulations.  

News Releases

May 2, 2019 News Releases

Washington, DC— Thursday, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted “No” on H.R. 9, the so-called “Climate Action Now Act.” H.R. 9 would force America to join the anti-America, pro-pollution Paris Climate Accord.

September 28, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Thursday afternoon, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) questioned Mr. Edward McGinnis who is Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy about the importance of nuclear power production in America during a Science, Space, and Technology Committee Energy Subcommittee hearing. Congressman Brooks began his questioning by highlighting the economic benefits of bringing online Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Jackson County, Alabama.

June 7, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today appeared on the House floor to support President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.

June 22, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05), at a Science Committee hearing, questioned EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy concerning the critical flaws of the underlying science used to justify the EPA’s rule for ozone pollution standards.  The ozone regulations, which are backed by the agency’s political agenda, not sound science, will hurt American industry and cost unreasonable amounts to implement, all for little to no environmental benefit.  While studies conducted by the EPA show ozone levels have dramatically declined since 1980, nevertheless, in 2014, the a

December 10, 2015 News Releases
Washington, D.C. – This week, representatives from the nonprofit American Public Gas Association (APGA) and Huntsville Utilities presented Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) with an “APGA Appreciation Award” for his efforts on behalf of natural gas consumers. The award was unanimously approved by the APGA board of directors and presented to Congressman Brooks in his Washington, D.C. office.

In the News

October 1, 2018 In the News
Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-5) questioned Edward McGinnis, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, about the “absolutely necessary” and “utterly unique” importance of nuclear power production in America during a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Energy Subcommittee hearing last week.
July 31, 2018 In the News
Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in northeast Alabama has been sitting idle for so long, it's been more than 30 years since it came the closest to producing its first watt of electricity.
July 30, 2018 In the News
(WAFF) - After more than three decades after work was halted at what was primed to be one of TVA’s largest nuclear power plants, backers of the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant gathered to voice support for finishing the incomplete reactors to boost both power generation and economic development in North Alabama.
July 30, 2018 In the News
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. -- The company charged with heading the completion of the mothballed Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Jackson County gave an update Thursday morning on a proposed plan to move forward, if the sale is finalized.
July 30, 2018 In the News
Congressman Mo Brooks said he has always wondered for more than 40 years if the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant would be completed.