WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders on the Energy and Commerce Committee today called on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to provide important information on the agency's settlement with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), announced in April 2011, of claims alleging that the company violated the Clean Air Act in the 1980s and 1990s in connection with certain modifications of equipment at plants in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging HHS to provide 340,000 consumers in Michigan's individual health insurance market a waiver from the onerous medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements enacted under the Democrats' health care law.
WASHINGTON, DC -Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission released new program carriage rules and the "Measuring Broadband America" report:
400 Days and Still No Decision on NRC Atomic Safety Board Yucca Vote - Chairman Jaczko Continues Stonewalling Tally of 5 VotesAugust 3, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today called on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko to once and for all affirm the NRC vote on the Atomic Safety Licensing Board's denial of the Department of Energy's motion to withdraw the Yucca Mountain repository licensing application. The ASLB made its decision 400 days ago, on June 29, 2010, but Chairman Jaczko continues to delay the affirmation of the Commission's votes.
Rep. Mary Bono Mack Scores Victory for Regulatory Relief: Legislation to Protect Jobs Now Heading to PresidentAugust 2, 2011 | Press Release
In Case You Missed It Rep. Mary Bono Mack's bill on consumer product safety passes Congress http://www.mydesert.com/article/20110801/NEWS0301/110801024/Rep-Mary-Bono-Mack-s-bill-consumer-product-safety-passes-House Written by Paul C. Barton, Desert Sun Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, made the following statement after tonight's vote to avoid default on our national debt and put our fiscal house back in order. The Budget Control Act of 2011 passed the House by a vote of 269-161 and now heads to the Senate for consideration.