Press Releases

May 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 13, 2013. The committee will mark up three pieces of legislation pertaining to electric reliability, animal drug user fees, and the security of our nation’s prescription drug supply. The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee will examine steps to protect our nation’s elderly population from fraud, while the Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy will hear from the EPA on the agency’s FY2014 budget.
May 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), will hold a legislative hearing next Friday, May 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine three legislative proposals: the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act, the Federal and State Partnership for Environmental Protection Act, and the Federal Facility Accountability Act.
May 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee is continuing its bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), releasing today the third in a series of white papers examining a number of issues emerging with the current system. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A.
May 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), subcommittee member Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) today sent a letter to the Department of Commerce’s Inspector General Todd Zinser to applaud plans to audit the NTIA stimulus grant awarded to EAGLE-Net and request the IG gather additional information to assist the committee’s examination.
May 9, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its American Energy Security and Innovation hearing series with a focus on grid reliability challenges that arise from the nation’s shifting energy resource landscape.

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