Energy and Power

Chairman:  Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
Jurisdiction: 
National energy policy; fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; nuclear facilities; the Department of Energy; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; synthetic and alternative fuels; energy conservation; energy information; utility issues; interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power; pipelines; the Clean Air Act and air emissions; all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters, including all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.

Members

Republicans

Chairman: Ed Whitfield (KY)
Vice Chairman: Steve Scalise (LA)
Ralph Hall (TX)
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Lee Terry (NE)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Bob Latta (OH)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
John Barrow (GA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

September 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today examined ways to create more jobs for minorities in the energy sector with a hearing on H.R.

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September 17, 2014 | Blog Post

House Vote Tomorrow Will Give Senate Leader Reid Another Chance to Say #Yes2Energy

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September 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week the House will continue its work to create jobs and reduce costs for consumers by voting on the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. Sponsored by Rep.

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September 15, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Creating Jobs and Keeping Energy Affordable

The American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs & More American Jobs Act

Sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) 

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September 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper written by the majority staff entitled “Major Projects, Major Problems,” which highlights how the Obama administration has stymied the construction and expansion of major job-creating projects, particularly in the energy field.

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September 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 15, 2014.

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