WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) with a hearing featuring testimony from the government agencies that play a role in implementing the statute: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA).
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today continued its review of the president’s health care law, examining challenges facing America’s businesses as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gets closer to enrollment on October 1, 2013.
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its exploration of reforms to improve the Medicare program, the Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing on “A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program’s Outdated Benefit Structure.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Sciences today released its study on “Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines” that was required as part of the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty and Jobs Creation Act of 2011, which incorporated language approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce today responded to President Obama’s climate change action plan, which includes imposing costly regulations on new and existing fossil-fuel power plants and expanding taxpayer spending for more climate activities across the federal government. The committee will hold hearings to further examine the president’s climate change plan and its anticipated economic impacts.