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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 1, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici condemn House Republicans for abandoning their support of an asbestos ban.
Oct 1, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's hearing on improving clean energy access and affordability.
Oct 1, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a remote hearing on Thursday, October 1, at 10 a.m. (EDT) via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, "Generating Equity: Improving Clean Energy Access and Affordability."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Energy

Oct 1, 2020 Press Release
Pallone statement on House passage of the updated Heroes Act.
Sep 29, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush praise House passage of three energy cybersecurity bills.
Sep 28, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats released an updated version of The Heroes Act.
Sep 25, 2020 Press Release
Chairs Pallone, DeGette and Tonko wrote to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler today demanding answers for EPA's indefinite suspension of environmental justice and racism sensitivity trainings.
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush announce a hearing on vulnerable communities' access to clean, affordable energy.
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush praise House passage of H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act.
Sep 23, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act.