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)

May 29, 2014 | Blog Post

Report Comes As White House Works to Remove Affordable and Abundant Coal from U.S. Energy Portfolio - Oil and Gas Boom Has Occurred on Private Lands In Spite of President's Policies

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May 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today approved a discussion draft of the Promoting New Manufacturing Act by a bipartisan vote of 14 to 8.

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May 23, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Building upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s record of bipartisan success, the U.S. Senate yesterday approved two bills, H.R. 316 and H.R. 724, as part of the committee’s effort to advance an “all-of-the-above” energy approach and effort to modernize government and clear burdensome red tape.

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May 23, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 26. The committee will vote on several bipartisan bills to improve the nation’s public health system, review legislation aimed at promoting America’s manufacturing renaissance, and conduct oversight of the Department of Energy.

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