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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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Apr 1, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone responds to EPA’s new draft risk evaluation of asbestos.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone’s statement on passage of the third coronavirus supplemental legislation.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.

Mar 12, 2020 Markup

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 9 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and subsequent days as necessary.

 

Mar 4, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m. in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Reform: Addressing America's Plastic Waste Crisis."

 

Key Documents

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

 

Livestream

Mar 3, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at an Energy Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Advanced Nuclear Technology and Its Role in a Decarbonized Future."
Mar 3, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is enitled, "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Advanced Nuclear Technology's Role in a Decarbonized Future."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Energy

Feb 27, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, "The Fiscal Year 2021 Environmental Protection Agency Budget."

 

Key Documents

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

Feb 25, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and Rush announced a hearing on advanced nuclear technology.
Feb 21, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement today following the announcement from the EPA that it will begin the process to regulate PFAS in drinking water.