WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released a comprehensive report to Energy and Commerce Committee members on the panel's work in the first quarter of the second session of the 112th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee continue to press the administration for a transparent accounting of EPA's recently issued Utility MACT rule. Despite repeated requests from the committee, the administration has failed to provide an estimate for the total cost of what is expected to be the most expensive rule ever imposed on America's power sector.
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WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders are seeking answers from Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko regarding his recent votes opposing the construction and licensing of the nation's first nuclear reactors in three decades. Jaczko was the lone dissenting vote opposing the new nuclear reactors at SCANA's V.C. Summer plant in South Carolina and the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Georgia.
As DOE Doubled Down and Restructured Solyndra's Loan, White House Pulls Plug on Ex-GSA Chief's Planned Visit to Solyndra in February 2011April 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Documents recently gathered from the General Services Administration in response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's investigation into DOE's $535 million loan guarantee to Solyndra reveal that former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, after cancelling a planned visit to Solyndra in late October 2010 because of the solar company's intention to a
Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Discusses Ways to Revive American Manufacturing JobsApril 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing its focus on job creation, the subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), convened a hearing today to discuss an all-important question facing the U.S. economy: "Can American Manufacturing Thrive Again?" This was the subcommittee's second hearing in its where the jobs are hearing series to examine obstacles and opportunities to understand and improve the employment outlook in America.