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)

November 5, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “I remain very optimistic and encouraged by the success that we have had over the past two years and look forward to seeing our #RecordOfSuccess grow.”

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October 29, 2014 | ICYMI

Lithuania achieved an important milestone this week in its pursuit of energy security with the arrival of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal aptly named “Independence.” The opening of this terminal gives new freedom to the Eastern European country that has long depended on Russia to meet its energy needs.

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October 28, 2014 | Blog Post

President Obama on Monday announced new executive actions to help spur advanced manufacturing.

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October 17, 2014 | Blog Post

Whitfield: “This new study confirms what we already know: EPA’s power plan is unaffordable and unworkable…”

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October 10, 2014 | Blog Post

This week the Energy Information Administration released its winter fuels outlook predicting that U.S. consumers will pay slightly less for energy costs this winter due to expected warmer temperatures.

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October 7, 2014 | Press Release

U.S. consumers are enjoying some welcome relief at the gas pump this fall, providing more evidence of the transformative power of the U.S. shale revolution. Despite global unrest, gasoline prices have continued to decline in recent weeks thanks to a surge in U.S. crude production.

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