Issues List

Over two years have passed since the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, a tragedy that killed 11 men and sent nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Local economies were crippled, and it was one of the worst environmental disasters in the history of the United States. To this day, the Republican leadership in Congress is blocking common sense safety legislation.
Summarizes the IMPACT Act, which ends Big Oil tax breaks and supports American clean energy and natural gas development.