Press Releases

June 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Broad support continues to build ahead of today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee vote on H.R. 2218, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, authored by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV). This commonsense, bipartisan legislation provides a workable alternative to EPA’s proposal to regulate coal ash as a hazardous waste, which would put hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk and drive up electricity and construction costs.
June 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released two new reports today confirming the Obama Administration is ill-equipped for the implementation of the federally facilitated health insurance and the Small Business Health Option Program (SHOP) exchanges created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The reports state the programs’ implementation delays and missed deadlines show potential for “implementation challenges going forward.”
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – At today’s Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing on “U.S. Energy Abundance: Regulatory, Market, and Legal Barriers to Export,” Jennifer Moyer, Acting Chief of the Regulatory Program for the U.S.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its look into opportunities to expand U.S. energy exports with a hearing focused on regulatory, market, and legal barriers to the export of American coal and natural gas. America is entering a new age of energy abundance thanks to technological innovations and is now poised to become a leading global energy supplier.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing examining concerns over the BioWatch program and the surveillance of bioterrorism.
June 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing oversight of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today announced that the subcommittee has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The hearing is entitled “Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard: Government Perspectives.” Witnesses to be announced.

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