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May 1, 2019 Hearing

The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 1 at 10:30 am in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) cleanup of nuclear and hazardous waste sites. The hearing is entitled, “DOE’s Mounting Cleanup Costs: Billions in Environmental Liability and Growing.”

May 1, 2019 Hearing

The Energy Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 1 at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, on reauthorization of the Pipeline Safety Act. The hearing is entitled, “The State of Pipeline Safety and Security in America.”

Apr 24, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 1 at 10:30 am in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) cleanup of nuclear and hazardous waste sites. The hearing is entitled, “DOE’s Mounting Cleanup Costs: Billions in Environmental Liability and Growing.”

Apr 24, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) announced today that the Energy Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 1 at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, on reauthorization of the Pipeline Safety Act. The hearing is entitled, “The State of Pipeline Safety and Security in America.”

Apr 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone's reaction to EPA's new asbestos rule.
Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. highlights the committee's activities in the first 100 days.
Apr 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. along with Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chair Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), are launching an investigation into the secretive front group UARG and its ties with EPA officials.
Apr 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement today after President Trump signed two executive orders granting himself wide-reaching authority to control and approve pipeline infrastructure projects.
Apr 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone Jr.'s opening remarks at today's Energy Subcommittee legislative hearing on eight energy efficiency, energy workforce investment bills.
Apr 10, 2019 Hearing

​The Energy Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Wednesday, April 10 at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building on a series of bills aimed at making Americans’ homes, buildings and energy infrastructure more efficient and cost-effective.