Excerpt: Providing the public with timely access to information about the rulemaking petitions and notices of intent to sue received by the Office of the Administrator and/or Office of General Counsel would significantly increase the transparency of EPA’s regulatory process.” To read the letter, click here.
Committee Leaders Concerned Potential Bias Could Influence HHS Study of Shale Gas Development and Harm Job GrowthNovember 30, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius concerning the Department’s role in the Interagency Working Group to Support Safe and Responsible Development of Unconventional Domestic Natu
Letter to HHS Regarding Interagency Working Group to Support Safe and Responsible Development of Unconventional Domestic Natural Gas ResourcesNovember 30, 2012 | Letter
Excerpt: The United States is experiencing an energy renaissance thanks to recent shale gas discoveries and the development of new energy production technologies. This natural gas boom has dramatically enhanced our nation’s energy portfolio, with the potential to transform our economy and create millions of jobs, all the while delivering affordable energy to American families.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today welcomed five incoming Republican members to the committee, including the return of former committee member Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX).
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing exploring “The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World.” The subcommittee focused on how best to promote innovation and maximize spectrum efficiency in the constantly evolving wireless communications marketplace.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Rep. Diana DeGette in POLITICO: Senate Should Pass Hydropower ImprovementsNovember 29, 2012 | ICYMI
As Congress faces tough questions about our fiscal future, we also have a unique opportunity to advance bipartisan energy policy that will create jobs. Putting Americans to work by expanding the nation’s access to clean, affordable hydropower is a solution on which the House of Representatives already found consensus. Indeed, when we passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act earlier this year, we acted unanimously — the only example of unanimity on an energy issue in this Congress.