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 7, 2014 | Press Release

Bank of America reports that the U.S. has now eclipsed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest oil producer. According to Bloomberg, “U.S.

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July 2, 2014 | ICYMI

Praying for #KeystoneXL: NBC News Highlights One Small Montana Town’s Desperate Opportunity

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June 27, 2014 | Blog Post

Case for Keystone Grows as the President Ducks; It’s Time to Build and Say #Yes2Energy 

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June 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, by a bipartisan vote of 266 to 150. The legislation will help speed up the Department of Energy’s approval of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. Increasing U.S.

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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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