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 26, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: These controversial estimates are currently being used by federal agencies to place dollar values on the potential climate damages purportedly avoided by carbon dioxide reduction in regulatory actions, with measurements of such effects extending hundreds of years into the future.

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September 25, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today unveiled a draft of bipartisan legislation to reform the approval process for energy infrastructure projects that cross the borders of the United States.

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September 25, 2013 | ICYMI

Will President Obama #DrawtheLine on the Side of Jobs and Energy Security and Approve the Long-Delayed Pipeline?

After Five Years of Review, and In Spite of Strong Public Support, President Faces Threat of "Revolt From His Political Base"

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September 23, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: We support the Commission's timely examination of the important issues surrounding centralized capacity markets, and today, we write to encourage the Commission to also consider the many other critical issues facing RTOs and ISOs, either as part of the capacity market proceeding or a seperate proceeding.

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September 20, 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 responded to EPA’s release of its revised proposal to set greenhouse gas New Source Performance Standards for new power plants.

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