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)

July 23, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members today wrote to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane urging the Commission to act quickly on its waste confidence rule regarding the environmental impacts associated with spent nuclear fuel. A U.S.

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July 22, 2014 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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July 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 21.

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July 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) proposed rulemaking to approve the Physical Reliability Standard submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC):

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July 17, 2014 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.”

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July 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today addressed the Energy Information Administration 2014 Energy Conference to share his new vision for America’s energy policy – the Architecture of Abundance.

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