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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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Jan 19, 2021 Press Release
Chairs Pallone, Rush and DeGette wrote to the International Code Council today requesting information regarding the integrity of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which is the basis for building energy codes around the country.
Jan 15, 2021 Press Release
Pallone announced the Democratic Subcommittee Chairs and Roster for the 117th Congress.
Jan 4, 2021 Press Release
Pallone released a report highlighting the work of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the 116th Congress.
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush highlight the clean energy and pipeline safety provisions in the end-of-year omnibus.
Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Climate Change and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko highlight environmental wins in omnibus, including a phase-down of HFCs, a highly potent greenhouse gas.
Dec 18, 2020 Press Release
Pallone's statement on the SolarWinds cyberattack.
Dec 17, 2020 Press Release
Pallone on President-elect Biden nominating former Governor Granholm to serve as Secretary of the Department of Energy.
Dec 17, 2020 Press Release
Pallone on President-elect Biden's nomination of Michael Regan to lead EPA.
Dec 17, 2020 Press Release
Pallone's statement welcoming five new members to the Committee.
Dec 9, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush praise House passage of four energy bills.