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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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Aug 7, 2020 Press Release
Pallone wrote to FirstEnergy regarding its abysmal response to the electric power outages in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Jul 28, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a remote hearing on Tuesday, July 28, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, “There's Something in the Water: Reforming Our Nation's Drinking Water Standards.”

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after five energy bills were favorably reported to the full House of Representatives today:

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone opening remarks as prepared for delivery today at a Full Committee markup of 30 bills.
Jul 15, 2020 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex.

 

Jul 14, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 12 p.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Oversight of DOE During the COVID-19 Pandemic."

Jul 13, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 am via Cisco WebEx video conferencing.
Jul 8, 2020 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a remote hearing on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, "Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities."

 

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released the following statement today after H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 233-188.
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
E&C announces a full Committee hearing on the growing health, environmental and accessibility needs of tribal governments and communities.