Pittsburgh, PA- With a month to go before Congress’ budget deadline, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), today, made a push to restore $87 million in proposed cuts to the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Pittsburgh. Senator Casey unveiled a letter to key Senate officials and was joined by Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. They made the case that the NETL has played a crucial role in natural gas development and clean coal technologies, creating thousands of jobs across the state, boosting the economy in Western Pennsylvania, and improving energy practices throughout the United States.