Press Releases

November 12, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to President Obama’s announcement that he had struck a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping to reduce carbon emissions.
November 10, 2014 | Press Release
Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and Health to Review Ebola Response Efforts and Discuss Status of Developing Effective Vaccines, Diagnostics, and Treatments
November 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement regarding new expectations from the Department of Health and Human Services for the second open enrollment period under the president’s health care law. The second open enrollment period was delayed from its original start on October 1, 2014, and will now begin this Saturday, November 15, 2014.
November 10, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), and Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) offered the following statement on today’s announcement by President Obama supporting regulation of the Internet as a utility under Title II of the Communications Act:
November 7, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to new reports regarding the recalls of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata air bag inflators. The New York Times today reported that Takata may have been aware of the dangerous defect as early as 2004 but failed to alert safety regulators.
November 5, 2014 | Press Release
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the organization charged with protecting America’s power supply, today warned that the Obama administration’s power plant proposal would threaten the nation’s electric reliability. In a new report, NERC raised concerns about EPA’s assumptions in its proposed “Clean Power Plan,” including the compliance timelines. NERC called for more time and increased analysis to determine whether the nation’s electric grid could withstand EPA’s aggressive proposal.

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