Press Releases

October 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today unveiled draft legislation to address Environmental Protection Agency rules affecting electricity generation. The bipartisan legislation will ensure America can maintain a diverse and affordable electricity portfolio, which includes the use of coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewables. Whitfield has been working closely with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) who will spearhead the legislation in the U.S. Senate.
October 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – In the Weekly Republican Address, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) highlighted efforts to provide fairness for all Americans under the president’s health care law, and get to the bottom of what went wrong with its rollout. The committee will hear from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday, October 30 and Upton notes that "the bipartisan chorus has been growing ...
October 25, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 28, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Energy and Power Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, an important component of the architecture of abundance to realize our energy potential.
October 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today followed up on requests to multiple federal agencies for information related to their current and planned climate activities and their role in the president’s Climate Action Plan.
October 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing next week to examine the effects of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory actions on jobs and local communities particularly reliant upon the coal.
October 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) today formally introduced bipartisan legislation to modernize and reform the approval process for energy infrastructure projects that cross the borders of the United States. At the time of introduction, H.R.

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