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RESCHEDULED: Hearing on "Wasted Energy: DOE’s Inaction on Efficiency Standards and Its Impact on Consumers and the Climate"

Meeting Status: 
Rescheduled
Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittees: 

The Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Thursday, March 7 at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) delay of 16 appliance energy efficiency standards and its illegal failure to publish Final Energy Conservation Standards. The hearing is entitled “Wasted Energy: DOE’s Inaction on Efficiency Standards and Its Impact on Consumers and the Climate.” The hearing, initially scheduled for February 12, was postponed due to the funeral service for the late Chairman John D. Dingell.

 

Livestream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Energy

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Rush as prepared for delivery

 

Witnesses

Panel I

Daniel Simmons
Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Department of Energy

Testimony

 

Panel II

Katherine Kennedy
Senior Director, Climate & Clean Energy Program
Natural Resources Defense Council

Testimony

 

Andrew deLaski
Executive Director, Appliance Standards Awareness Project
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Testimony

 

Charles Harak
Senior Attorney, Energy and Utility Issues
National Consumer Law Center

Testimony

 

David Friedman
Vice President, Advocacy
Consumer Reports

Testimony

 

Joseph M. McGuire
President and CEO
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)

Testimony

 

Stephen Yurek
President and CEO
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Testimony