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)

October 24, 2013 | Letter

Click below to read the letters to the following agencies:

Department of Agriculture

Department of Defense

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October 22, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing next week to examine the effects of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory actions on jobs and local communities particularly reliant upon the coal.

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October 15, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court agreed to hear challenges to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on the Environment Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases.

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October 15, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: In light of the amount of funding authorized, and recent regulatory proposals by the Environmental Protection Agency that assert the commercial viability of CCS, we seek to understand the extent to which DOE programs have contributed to advancements with respect to research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) of CCS technologies.

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October 10, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today held a forum on “The Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S.

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