Press Releases

June 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its hearing on the American Energy initiative with a focus on EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations.
June 18, 2012 | Press Release
In preparation for a vote in the House of Representative this week, the committee released the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, S. 3187. Click here to view text of the legislation.
June 18, 2012 | Press Release
Click here to watch Let’s make a deal, Obama-styleAs published in The MercuryBy Rep. Joe Pitts
June 18, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Ranking Member Mike Enzi (R-WY) today announced a bipartisan agreement on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, S 3187, which reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration user fees to ensure the continuation of various FDA programs and the creation of new ones to facilitate the review and approval of life-saving and life-improving drugs and medical devices.
June 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency today announced its new proposal to tighten national standards for fine particulate matter. EPA has proposed revisions to lower the annual standard from 15 micrograms per cubic meter to a new standard of 12 to 13 micrograms per cubic meter, and to make certain other revisions to the current standards.
June 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of June 18. The full committee will vote on several pieces of legislation that will support the nation’s manufacturing sector, remove outdated regulations and red-tape, maintain grid reliability, and protect the Internet. Finally, the committee will vote on its third Semi-Annual Committee Activity Report to the House.

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