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)

December 22, 2014 | Blog Post

2014: The Year in Pictures

From Hearings and Votes to Behind-the-Scenes Activity, the Energy and Commerce Committee Had a Busy 2014

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December 22, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Sen.

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December 22, 2014 | ICYMI

Following recent developments in the cyber attack against Sony Pictures, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) on Friday announced that the committee will hold a series of hearings in 2015 focused on growin

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December 19, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In light of the recent developments surrounding the Sony breach, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that the committee will hold a series of hearings throughout the coming year to examine the numerous threats to electronic commerce and the overall American economy posed by cybercrime.

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December 19, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded the Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule regulating the disposal of coal ash and committed to oversight of the rule early next Congress.

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December 18, 2014 | ICYMI

Rep. Susan Brooks – “This impactful committee is focused on identifying solutions that will make us stronger and more secure as a state and as a nation.”

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