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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.

More on Environment and Energy

Aug 12, 2022 Press Release
Pallone's floor remarks in support of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Aug 12, 2022 Press Release
Pallone's statement on passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Aug 10, 2022 Press Release
Bipartisan E&C leaders requested briefings on efforts to strengthen U.S. government network security.
Aug 7, 2022 Press Release
Pallone highlighted key climate and clean energy provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Aug 3, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone demands answers from Big Oil as companies reap record-breaking profits amid high gas prices.
Jul 29, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's floor remarks during consideration of H.R. 5118, the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act.
Jun 30, 2022 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 11:30 a.m via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "No Time to Waste: Solutions for America's Broken Recycling System."

 

Key Documents

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

Jun 30, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement condemning Supreme Court decision to undermine the Clean Air Act.
Jun 30, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening statement at a Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing on America's broken recycling system.
Jun 30, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's letter to President Biden on halting crude oil exports to help reduce domestic prices at the pump.