WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement after TransCanada announced it would begin construction on the southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline.
WASHINGTON, DC - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) today released the following statement after the White House released its report on online privacy.
WASHINGTON, DC - A bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives today wrote to Jeffery Zients, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, expressing concern over EPA's plans to regulate greenhouse gases at power plants through New Source Performance Standards. The letter, spearheaded by Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Rep. John Barrow (D-GA), asks OMB to stop the rulemaking, which is currently under review.
To read the letter, click here. To read the committee's February 3, 2012, letter to EPA, click here.
To read the letter, click here.
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.