Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Energy - Environment

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Nov 22, 2013 Press Release

House-passed legislation would improve natural gas delivery system and lower energy bills for New Jersey households and businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ 07) today backed a House measure to expedite natural gas pipeline approvals and potentially expand the East Coast’s constrained gas delivery system at a time when New Jersey consumers and businesses are increasingly relying upon natural gas for both heating and electricity.

Jun 21, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today voted in favor of H.R. 4480, the “Domestic Energy and Jobs Act” -- a common-sense package of energy production bills aimed to help create jobs, reduce energy costs that hard-working families and small businesses currently face and also spur badly-needed economic growth and job creation.  The full House approved the package 248-163.

May 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- House Energy and Commerce Committee member Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) yesterday evening voted in favor of two measures to help address still-too-high gasoline prices.

Specifically, Congressman Leonard Lance voted in favor of two House Energy and Commerce Committee-approved bills:

May 3, 2012 Press Release

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ– On May 2, 2012, Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) addressed the Berkeley Heights Rotary Club. 

During the meeting, Lance discussed important issues before the Congress and answered questions from participants.  Participants were most concerned about the state of the American economy, growing levels of debt and rising energy prices.

Apr 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– House Energy and Commerce Committee member Leonard Lance (NJ-7) today applauded House-passage of H.R. 4348, the "Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012."  The legislation included a key provision from the Energy and Commerce Committee: requiring approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Congressman Lance released the following statement on the bill’s passage: