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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 28, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Out of Control: The Impact of Wildfires on our Power Sector and the Environment.”

 

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, along with Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chair Paul Tonko, sent a letter to EPA demanding answers for the dramatic increase in the backlog of unfunded Superfund projects.
Jan 21, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, along with Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush and Environment & Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko, announce a joint subcommittee hearing on the impact of wildfires on our power sector and environment.
Jan 14, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's legislative hearing on a bill to phase down the use of HFCs.
Jan 14, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Promoting American Innovation and Jobs: Legislation to Phase Down Hydrofluorocarbons."

 

Key Documents

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

Jan 10, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko applaud House passage of the PFAS Action Act.
Jan 9, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act of 2019.
Jan 9, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone reacts to the Trump Administration's rollback of key parts of the landmark National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Jan 9, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's Energy Subcommittee markup of nine energy bills.
Jan 9, 2020 Markup

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.