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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 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chair Paul Tonko demand answers from EPA regarding potential changes to the Environmental Appeals Board.
Aug 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to the IPCC's latest report on climate change and land use.
Aug 5, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, along with Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chair Paul Tonko, request an investigation into the Trump Administration's failure to finalize oil spill protocols.
Jul 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's response to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s announcement that EPA will not complete a second draft of its study for the national particulate matter standard, or reconstitute the disbanded subpanel on particulate pollution, despite concerns raised by the Agency’s own independent scientific advisors.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to the release of Volume 1 of EPA's crumb rubber report.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks today at a full Committee hearing for House Members to testify before the Committee.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone applauds automakers' deal with California to preserve clean car standards.
Jul 25, 2019 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held its “Member Day” hearing on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing, cosponsored with Ranking Member Greg Walden, will be on issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction in the 116th Congress and will offer the opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight specific legislation or issues of importance to them, their constituents, and districts.

 

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at an Environment & Climate Change Subcommittee on ways to decarbonize the U.S. economy.
Jul 24, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Building America’s Clean Future: Pathways to Decarbonize the Economy.”