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)

June 25, 2014 | Blog Post

Whitfield: "What About the Economic Climate? That Should Be Priority Number One."
 

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June 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote today on H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, authored by Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), which will expedite DOE’s approval of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.

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June 25, 2014 | ICYMI

In a column in Investor’s Business Daily, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today outlines many of the domestic and geopolitical benefits of exporting U.S. natural gas.

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June 24, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today kicked off debate on H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. The legislation is a commonsense, bipartisan solution to expedite the export of U.S. natural gas to our allies by eliminating red tape and forcing the Department of Energy to issue timely approvals. By increasing the export of natural gas, the U.S.

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June 24, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, by a bipartisan vote of 238 to 173. The bill, authored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.

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June 24, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today will vote on important job-creating energy legislation authored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX). H.R.

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