WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement in response to two new proposals issued today by the Obama administration impacting American oil and gas production.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce detailed its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 7, 2012. Continuing its focus on protecting jobs and innovation, the Subcommittee on Health will consider and vote on legislation to reauthorize and establish various FDA user fee programs.
Editorials in today’s Wall Street Journal and Washington Post add to the growing chorus of concern that President Obama’s EPA is an out of control agency. Al Armendariz, the agency’s now-former Regional Administrator for the energy-rich South Central Region 6, resigned earlier this week after an astonishing video resurfaced exposing his aspiration to “crucify” America’s oil and gas companies.
We Can’t Wait: With Less Than 60 Days Left in NRC Commissioner Kristine Svinicki’s Term, Committee Leaders Press President on Formal Re-nominationMay 3, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), today urged President Obama to formally re-nominate NRC Commissioner Kristine Svinicki for another term.
To read DOE's response to the committee's March 22, 2012 letter, click here. To read the committee's initial letter, click here.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Members Joe Barton (R-TX), John Sullivan (R-OK), Michael Burgess (R-TX), Steve Scalise (R-LA), Pete Olson (R-TX), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of EPA Region 6 Administrator Al Armendariz: