The Senate passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill includes Senator Whitehouse’s bipartisan USE IT Act to support carbon utilization and direct air capture research, and his bill with Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), the SEA FUEL Act, to improve the U.S. military’s energy security and reduce carbon emissions called the SEA FUEL Act.


Senator Whitehouse, Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) unveiled the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act to combat marine debris. A one-page summary about the legislation is attached to this email.


Senator Whitehouse reintroduced legislation that would extend tax credits for the renewable energy industry.