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

Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman
Pete Olson (TX), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Bob Latta (OH)
Gregg Harper (MS)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Bill Flores (TX)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Bobby L. Rush (IL), Ranking Member
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

January 23, 2015 | Fact Sheet

Authored By Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) 

By expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, America can strengthen its economy and create jobs while increasing energy security for our allies abroad.

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January 21, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, by a bipartisan vote of 253 to 169. The legislation, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep.

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January 21, 2015 | ICYMI

The House today will vote on an important bill to increase and upgrade the nation’s energy infrastructure. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Mike Pompeo (R-KS), H.R.

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January 16, 2015 | ICYMI

With 2,310 days passed, over 22,000 pages of environmental review, and 10 House votes now on the books, the case has more than been made for building one of the country’s most notable shovel-ready energy infrastructure projects.

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January 16, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: This letter is to request that each of you review the attached correspondence and provide your views on these matters, especially to the extent that they may supplement or elaborate upon the December 3 correspondence and attachments. 

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