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)

August 1, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 4273, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps.

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August 1, 2012 | Fact Sheet

The legislation directs EPA to seek critical use exemptions under the Montreal Protocol treaty process to ensure the availability of the agricultural fumigant methyl bromide where no viable alternative is available. 

Background

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August 1, 2012 | Fact Sheet

H.R. 4273, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act, introduced by Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX, Mike Doyle (D-PA), Lee Terry (R-NE), Gene Green (D-TX), Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), and Charles Gonzalez (D-TX), passed the House by voice vote on August 1, 2012.

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August 1, 2012 | Fact Sheet

H.R. 6190, introduced by Reps. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) and Mike Ross (D-AR), directs the EPA to allow the distribution of remaining inventories of the asthma inhaler known as Primatene Mist. For decades, this inhaler was sold without prescription but was banned from sale in the U.S. effective December 31, 2011.

Background

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July 31, 2012 | Event

Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, convened a bipartisan forum on “State, Local, and Federal Cooperation in the Clean Air Act.”

The forum was intended to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of perspectives from experts about their experiences in implementing the Clean Air Act.

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July 30, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, will host bipartisan forums on Tuesday, July 31, and on Thursday, August 2, to examine state, local, and federal cooperation in the Clean Air Act.

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