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Environment and Energy

Committee activity related to national energy policy and the impacts of our energy choices on the environment and public health, including global climate change, air pollution, and oil spills; disposal of solid and hazardous waste; toxic chemical use and reduction; and protection of the nation’s drinking water resources.

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Dec 7, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy hearing entitled, "Securing our Energy Infrastructure: Legislation to Enhance Pipeline Reliability," which was scheduled to convene on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing, has been postponed.

 

Legislation

H.R. 6084, the "Energy Product Reliability Act"

 

Nov 30, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Rush announce a legislative hearing on enhancing pipeline reliability.
Nov 18, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on House passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Nov 16, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a joint subcommittee hearing on securing America’s clean energy supply chain.
Nov 16, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change and the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Securing America's Future: Supply Chain Solutions for a Clean Energy Economy."

 

Key Documents

Nov 9, 2021 Press Release
Chairmen Pallone, Rush, and Tonko announce a joint Energy and Environment and Climate Change hearing on securing America's clean energy supply chains.
Nov 8, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone joins other congressional leaders for a congressional delegation trip to Glasgow for COP26.
Nov 5, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on House passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill.
Nov 2, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone praises the Biden Administration's methane announcement.
Oct 28, 2021 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today on the release of the Rules Committee Print of the Build Back Better Act:

“The Build Back Better Act is monumental legislation that invests in the health and well-being of the American people, aggressively tackles the climate crisis, and helps revitalize our economy for the future.