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

Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman
Pete Olson (TX), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Bob Latta (OH)
Gregg Harper (MS)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Bill Flores (TX)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Bobby L. Rush (IL), Ranking Member
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

September 14, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today took a stand for taxpayers and America’s energy future and passed H.R. 6213, the “No More Solyndras Act.” The House approved the legislation with bipartisan support by a vote of 245 to 161.

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September 14, 2012 | Issue Post

Solyndra and Keystone pipeline present stark choice for U.S.

We need a Keystone economy

By U.S. Rep. Fred Upton

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September 14, 2012 | Press Release

Watch Upton’s full remarks in support of H.R. 6213 HERE.

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

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September 14, 2012 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the Energy and Commerce Committee’s “No More Solyndras Act,” H.R. 6213.

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September 13, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote next week on a legislative package designed to fight President Obama’s war on coal. Introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), the Stop the War on Coal Act, H.R.

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September 13, 2012 | Hearing

Several independent reports released this year show North America can produce enough oil and natural gas to meet America’s energy demands, possibly by the end of this decade. The subcommittee will hear testimony from a number of key energy experts and market analysts who will outline how this is a goal within our reach.

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