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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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Oct 23, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko announce a climate hearing on reducing greenhouse gas pollution from non-light duty vehicles.
Oct 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone applauds the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision ordering DOE to publish Obama-era energy efficiency standards.
Oct 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone criticizes EPA's newly-proposed lead and copper rule as "appallingly inadequate."
Sep 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee markup of 15 bills pertaining to asbestos, PFAS and spent nuclear fuel.
Sep 26, 2019 Markup

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will meet in open markup session on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 10:00 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
Committee leaders respond to EPA's external science advisors' report that the Agency's risk evaluation of PV29 is deeply flawed.
Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
Today the Committee released a new GAO report outlining the growing cybersecurity risks to the U.S. electric grid.
Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko announce a markup of 15 bills pertaining to asbestos, PFAS and spent nuclear fuel.
Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks at today's hearing on achieving a 100 percent clean building sector.