The U.S. State Department last Friday finally released its final environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline, which confirmed the landmark jobs and energy project was safe and would not significantly impact the environment.
Chairman Upton Highlights Architecture of Abundance, Areas of Common Ground in Weekly Republican AddressFebruary 1, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) was featured in the Weekly Republican Address highlighting areas of common ground where Congress and the president can work together to help grow the economy and build a better America.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 3, 2014. Members will continue their review of the Toxic Substances Control Act, look into consumer protections in light of recent data breaches, and examine the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the U.S. State Department’s release of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline application, which includes the proposed reroute through Nebraska.
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Oversight and Investigations today wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler requesting detailed information regarding the commission’s budget and operating expenses.
Excerpt: The need to cut federal spending is not in dispute, and eradicating waste and promoting efficient and effective spending must be a priority. In our committee’s oversight role, we are looking at the operating budget of the FCC with a focus on expenditures designated as auction-related expenses, as well as employee distribution and compensation more generally.