WASHINGTON, DC - The Obama administration yesterday announced plans to suspend a chemical reporting program under the Toxic Substances Control Act after serious concerns were raised about the agency's proposed changes to the program - changes that would have imposed significant new costs without a sensible benefit.
In Face of Congressional and Stakeholder Objections, EPA to Suspend Chemical Reporting Program to Revise Flaws RulesMay 12, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded recent congressional and judicial efforts to increase offshore energy production.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee recently learned that the Obama administration, despite being required by law, has failed to account for over $1.3 trillion dollars in federal spending.
WASHINGTON, DC - A secret executive order drafted by the Obama administration came under fire from government watchdogs during a recent House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on White House transparency. The order, which was recently leaked, circumvents Congress and would require government contractors to disclose political contributions any time they apply for federal contracts.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved the Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Health Care (HEALTH) Act, H.R. 5, by a vote of 30 to 20.
Government Report Finds Obama Administration's Haste to Terminate Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository Could Set Back Effort 20 YearsMay 9, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released an extensive report compiled by the Government Accountability Office examining the ramifications of the Obama administration and Energy Secretary Chu's decision to withdraw the license application for a high-level waste and spent nuclear fuel repository at Yucca Mountain, located adjacent to the Nevada Test Site.