WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), hosted a hearing today to examine how new technologies have increased efficient and environmentally sensitive development of Alberta's oil sands, and are paving the way toward North American energy independence. Innovation in oil sands development has been a constant theme.
Defying previous notions that the U.S. was running out of oil and energy supplies, the U.S. is now in the midst of an energy boom.
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Committee Leaders Press Treasury and DOE for Accurate Jobs Numbers As Obama Looks to Extend Stimulus Energy ProgramMarch 15, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - As the Obama administration is seeking to extend a stimulus energy program, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns are seeking answers and an accurate accounting of the program's record on job creation.
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Survey: Obama's ratings drop as gas price soarFox NewsMarch 12, 2012 A majority of Americans disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is handling the economy -- with a record number who "disapprove strongly" -- amid soaring gas prices and an uncertain fiscal future, a new Washington Post-ABC News survey out Monday found.