December 21, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of reconsidered Boiler MACT and Cement MACT rules. In October 2011, the House passed H.R.
December 20, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to speak in support of the Spending Reduction Act of 2012.
December 20, 2012 | Fact Sheet
In the effort to avert across-the-board cuts to the nation’s armed forces and key priorities, the House Energy and Commerce Committee has identified nearly $100 billion in savings over the next decade as part of the Spending Reduction Act of 2012, (H.R. 6684).
December 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved with bipartisan support several key Energy and Committee initiatives that help children with rare pediatric and genetic diseases, support pediatric medical residency programs, and improve the nation’s preparedness infrastructure, fostering the development of medical countermeasures to better respond to terrorist attacks.
December 17, 2012 | Blog Post
WASHINGTON, DC – In writing Congressional Government in 1885, Woodrow Wilson (who would go on to become the nation’s 28th president) astutely observed, “It is not far from the truth to say that Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee-rooms is Congress at work.”
December 14, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency today announced its final new rule for fine particulate matter, revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standard from 15 micrograms per cubic meter to a more stringent level of 12 micrograms per cubic meter. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) issued the following statement in response to EPA’s announcement:  

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