Press Releases

September 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on “The Obama Administration’s Climate Change Policies and Activities.” The purpose of the hearing was to examine the details of the president’s Climate Action Plan and the full scope of federal climate change-related activities and their impacts on the economy and the environment.
September 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today continued its examination of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), focusing on section 6 requirements related to the manufacture and processing of existing chemicals and section 18, regarding federal pre-emption of state law. Today’s hearing built on the subcommittee’s two previous hearing's on the statute.
September 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today addressed the American Enterprise Institute’s new Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy during an event entitled, “Broadband, economic growth, and the implications for spectrum policy.” Walden highlighted the committee’s work to free up mo
September 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep.
September 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today released a white paper report by the Attorneys General from seventeen states and one senior environmental regulator relating to the Environmental Protection Agency ‘s (EPA) planned new regulations for existing electricity power plants fueled by coal. The coalition of Attorneys General express concern about whether in developing a
September 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 16, 2013. On Wednesday the committee will examine the Obama administration’s climate plan and will continue its review of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). On Thursday the committee will examine the implementation and readiness of the president’s health law and also mark the five year anniversary of Keystone XL pipeline’s application to the State Department.

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