WASHINGTON, DC - Members of the House Energy Action Team today unveiled the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act, a legislative package comprised of a series of bills that aim to increase access to American energy resources and prevent misguided federal policies that will drive energy prices higher. Energy and Commerce Committee member Cory Gardner (R-CO) will sponsor this legislative collection that will help spur job creation by removing roadblocks to American energy production.
Excerpt: We understand that you plan to issue a proposed rule as soon as next week, a schedule that does not allow for full consideration of alternatives and review by expert scientists at other federal agencies. We therefore urge you to include the retention of the current standards in any proposed rule addressing the ambient air standards for particulate matter.
Letters Regarding Former Region 6 Administrator Armendariz's Decision Not to Testify Before Energy and Power Subcommittee HearingJune 6, 2012 | Letter
Excerpt: While Dr. Armendariz had previously advised Committee staff taht he would testify at the hearing, yesterday, the Committee was notified that he was declining to testify. In view of his decision not to testify, we request the following information and documents:
WASHINGTON, DC - With less than 24 hours until he was scheduled to testify in front of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 6 Al Armendariz has notified the committee that he will not appear at tomorrow’s hearing. Counsel representing Armendariz contacted the committee late this afternoon notifying staff of the cancellation.
VIDEO: On Blocking the Keystone XL Pipeline, Chris Matthews Laments President Obama “Made A Mistake on Thatâ€¦ We Just Know the Benefit Was Kissed Goodbye To”June 4, 2012 | ICYMI
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