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

Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman
Pete Olson (TX), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Bob Latta (OH)
Gregg Harper (MS)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Bill Flores (TX)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Bobby L. Rush (IL), Ranking Member
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

January 27, 2015 | ICYMI

Thanks to major technological breakthroughs in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, America is now the world’s largest natural gas producer – we now have more than enough natural gas to meet our domestic energy needs, and with continuing production, we even have enough resources to help supply our

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January 26, 2015 | Blog Post

The U.S. shale gas revolution has proved to be a game changer for the American economy and the entire global energy market.

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January 23, 2015 | Fact Sheet

Authored By Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) 

By expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, America can strengthen its economy and create jobs while increasing energy security for our allies abroad.

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January 21, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, by a bipartisan vote of 253 to 169. The legislation, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep.

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