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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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Sep 15, 2021 Press Release
Pallone on Committee passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 13, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in a hybrid open markup session on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. This markup took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. 

 

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Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Full Committee

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 9, 2021 Press Release
Pallone announced a Full Committee markup on the Build Back Better Act.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's Floor remarks in support of the budget resolution kick-starting work on the Build Back Better Act.
Aug 23, 2021 Press Release
House Committee leaders release a joint statement on GAO report concerning Keystone XL pipeline.
Aug 17, 2021 Press Release
Pallone, DeGette, and Tonko request information from about troubling reports in the New Chemical Review Program.
Aug 5, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on the Biden Administration's actions to decarbonize the transportation sector.
Jul 27, 2021 Press Release
139 lawmakers wrote to EPA Administrator Michael Regan today, urging him to reinstate California's Clean Air Act waiver.
Jul 27, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Tuesday July 27, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "The Changing Energy Landscape: Oversight of FERC." 

 

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