Chairs Rodgers, Duncan Announce Hearing on Returning FERC to its Core Mission of Securing Reliable and Affordable Energy
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee Chair Jeff Duncan (R-SC) today announced a hearing titled “Oversight of FERC: Adhering to a Mission of Affordable and Reliable Energy for America.” “The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) plays a critical role in ensuring Americans have access to abundant, affordable, reliable energy. Yet recent steps taken by the commission suggest it is making decisions to advance a rush-to-green agenda that threaten our grid reliability and go beyond its statutory authority. We look forward to hearing directly from FERC commissioners at this hearing to ensure they’re adhering to the commission’s core mission of ensuring affordable and reliable energy for America.” Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, & Grid Security hearing titled “Oversight of FERC: Adhering to a Mission of Affordable and Reliable Energy for America.” WHAT: Energy, Climate, & Grid Security Subcommittee hearing on returning FERC to its core mission of ensuring affordable and reliable American energy DATE: June 13, 2023 TIME: 10:00 AM LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at https://energycommerce.house.gov/ . If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Kaitlyn Peterson at Kaitlyn.Peterson@mail.house.gov . If you have any press-related questions, please contact Sean Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org . CLICK HERE to read the letter sent to FERC Commissioners demanding they return the agency to its core mission to help deliver abundant, reliable, and affordable energy for Americans. CLICK HERE to read the letter sent to FERC Commissioners urging them to stop prioritizing the left’s political agenda over making energy more reliable. CLICK HERE to read the letter to FERC requesting information on how they plan to incorporate guidance from the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in a way that does not jeopardize American energy security.