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)

September 4, 2013 | Blog Post

House Republicans Promoting Polices to Foster Continued Private-Sector Growth and Innovation 

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September 4, 2013 | ICYMI

Chairman Fred Upton: “Advancements in technology and innovation have flipped the scales from energy scarcity to a new era of energy abundance, but our infrastructure has not kept pace… We must have the right policies in place to build the architecture of abundance.”

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August 26, 2013 | ICYMI

The Wall Street Journal today highlights the need for a new Architecture of Abundance with domestic oil production at its highest level in two decades.

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August 26, 2013 | Press Release

According to an Executive Order, approval of the Keystone XL pipeline’s permit requires a finding that the project “would serve the national interest.” The State Department, which is tasked with making this determination, has been reviewing the project now for over 1,800 days.

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August 22, 2013 | ICYMI

Houston Chronicle: "There's no good reason to further delay presidential approval of Keystone."

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August 22, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep.

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