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Energy and Commerce Leaders Continue to Press Administration To Provide Total Cost of Utility MACT RuleFebruary 22, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican members of the Energy and Power Subcommittee today wrote to White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew to ask that EPA disclose the cost of its recent Utility MACT regulation. Members are asking Lew to ensure EPA adheres to President Obama's Executive Order 13563, which requires agencies to use the best available techniques to quantify anticipated present and future benefits and costs of regulations.
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WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns responded this evening after the Obama White House failed to meet another deadline to produce internal Solyndra-related documents. The White House has failed to comply with committee subpoenas that were issued on November 3, 2011.
The demand for additional wireless broadband continues to rise as American consumers increasingly rely on mobile broadband services and devices such as smartphones and tablets. After years of debate, outreach, and negotiation, Congress is voting today to require the FCC to allow all bidders to bid for airwaves that will significantly expand the availability of wireless broadband for consumer use.
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Greg Walden (R-OR) today made the following statements on the House floor in support of the Conference Report to H.R. 3630, which the House approved by a vote of 293 to 132: