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 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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October 10, 2013 | Event

The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power hosted a forum entitled “Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG Exports.” Representatives from several foreign countries and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico participated in the forum, providing an opportunity for members to hear a broad range of international perspectives on U.S.

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October 9, 2013 | Blog Post

The Obama administration recently scheduled public listening sessions across the country to solicit input from the public and stakeholders about regulating carbon dioxide emissions for existing power plants.

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