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)

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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October 3, 2014 | Blog Post

Today is Manufacturing Day, a day to celebrate our nation of builders and manufacturers’ great contributions to America’s economy. To commemorate Manufacturing Day, over 1,500 events are being held across the country today to showcase American manufacturers and their successes.

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October 3, 2014 | Press Release

An energy transformation is underway in America and technology is leading the charge. Advances in hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling have completely shattered prior expectations about our nation’s energy future by unlocking vast amounts of shale resources that were previously considered off limits.

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