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)

February 4, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) will address the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Washington Hotel. Whitfield will outline the subcommittee’s 2013 agenda and discuss how new federal regulations will impact the utilities sector.

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February 2, 2013 | Press Release

This weekend the Super Bowl will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Imagine if the rules of the game were to change at halftime. What if the field was suddenly extended in the middle of one team’s drive? It would be impossible to play a game when the rules change on the fly.

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January 31, 2013 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commerce Department this week announced that the U.S. economy is contracting, reporting that U.S. GDP fell 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. This economic slump means even more bad news for employment seekers.

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January 31, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today marks 15 years since the federal government has defaulted on its legal responsibility to store our nation’s nuclear waste. According to the law, the Department of Energy was supposed to begin accepting nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain by January 31, 1998.

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January 31, 2013 | ICYMI

Watch the video HERE

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 05:53 PM
By: Jim Meyers and John Bachman

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