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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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Nov 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush send a letter to FERC demanding answers about its efforts to gut the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).
Nov 4, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to the Trump Administration submitting formal notification to the United Nations initiating the process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Nov 4, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko denounce the EPA's announcement that it is pursuing a rollback of coal ash protections.
Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's climate hearing on decarbonizing the U.S. power sector.
Oct 30, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for the U.S. Power Sector."

 

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Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Energy

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's legislative hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard program.
Oct 29, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled "Protecting the RFS: The Trump Administration's Abuse of Secret Waivers."

 

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Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby L. Rush announce a climate hearing on decarbonizing the U.S. power sector.
Oct 23, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's hearing on building a clean economy for the non-light duty vehicles sector.
Oct 23, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for Planes, Trains and Everything Beyond Automobiles."

 

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