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)

April 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.

>>
April 28, 2014 | ICYMI

Ten days ago, the State Department announced it would delay its review of the Keystone XL pipeline indefinitely, sparking outrage among American workers and supporters of the project.

>>
April 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of April 28, 2014. The committee will examine the growing concerns regarding prescription drug and heroin abuse, continue its review of the Chemicals in Commerce Act, and discuss and how 21st century technology can benefit patients.

>>
April 23, 2014 | ICYMI

Although the Keystone clock stands at 2,042 days since TransCanada first filed its application to construct the landmark pipeline, the project has now been delayed indefinitely by the Obama administration.

>>
April 22, 2014 | Blog Post

House GOP Continues to Champion “All of the Above” Energy Strategy to Help Consumers, Grow the Economy, and Aide our Global Allies

>>
April 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to the State Department’s announcement that the national interest determination period for the Keystone XL pipeline has been put on hold:  

>>

Pages