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)

November 17, 2014 | Blog Post

“This bill takes critical steps toward cutting red tape, reviving our country’s manufacturing base, and creating tens of thousands of jobs for hard-working Americans.” – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise

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November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office confirms the committee’s concerns that the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration do not have a clear, timely, and efficient review process for the export of nuclear technology, resulting in unnecessary delays th

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November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 5682, a bill authored by Rep.

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November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) yesterday spoke on the House floor in support for his bill, H.R. 5682, to approve the application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The House will vote today and the Senate is expected to follow with a vote on the legislation next week, sending the bill to the president’s desk to build the landmark jobs and energy project.

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November 13, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: As the deadline approaches for EPA to propose this new rule, we write to request that the agency provide, in the information it supplies the public concerning this proposal, the significant and as yet unrealized costs of meeting the existing eight-hour 75 parts per billion (ppb) ozone standard, which was finalized in 2008.

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November 13, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding the agency’s imminent plans to propose revisions to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone and the estimated costs.

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