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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) revealed a new $1.1 billion dollar cost estimate for Oroville Dam spillway repairs. The initial cost estimate was $200 million, before growing to $870 million in January.
Aug 9, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after attending a Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads Oversight Field Hearing on California High-Speed Rail – with a focus on the 2018 Business Plan and potential $100 billion cost.
Jul 24, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the California Water Commission announced Proposition 1 funding of $816 million for Sites Reservoir.
Jul 19, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 6147, the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) along with State Senator Jim Nielsen and State Representative James Gallagher in response to DWR’s “Lake Oroville Community Update” in which it was announced water releases from Lake Oroville would be increased prior to the 4th of July Holiday week. This announcement came despite the fact that lower water levels could significantly inhibit recreation activity during the height of the Holiday season on Lake Oroville and potentially have a negative impact on the local economy.
Jun 11, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced $50 million in funding will be awarded to the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency (SBFCA) for completion of the Feather River West Levee project.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. The bill passed by a margin of 408-2.
 
May 23, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. The legislation was agreed to unanimously in committee and will head to the House floor for final consideration in the coming weeks.
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3144, to provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System. This bill prevents removal of federal dams without prior Congressional approval and keeps in place the operations plan for four dams in Washington State which have come under siege recently due to the issuance of a poorly-reasoned court order.
Apr 13, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after language from his legislation, H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act, was signed into law last month as part of the overall spending agreement. The legislation provides streamlined processes for the removal of hazardous trees or other vegetative overgrowth within or adjacent to electricity infrastructure – such as power lines – on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service lands, reducing the risk of forest fires and electrical grid blackouts.

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