Press Releases

August 26, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Energy Inspector General report that found, “Solyndra may have provided the Department of Energy with false and misleading information during the application process for a $535 million loan guarantee.” The Energy and Commerce Committee conducted an 18-month investigation into the failed loan gu
August 18, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) issued the following statement in response to the EPA’s proposed regulations relating to cutting methane emissions associated with oil and natural gas production.
August 17, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), and Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) today commented on the administration’s renewal of the United States’ contract for the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
August 17, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Concerned with two upcoming regulatory decisions, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today sent a letter to Stephen Burns, Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
August 12, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Building upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s #RecordOfSuccess, President Obama recently signed into law H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act. The bipartisan legislation was sponsored by committee member Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) and passed the Senate by voice vote last week. The Drinking Water Protection Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and submit a plan to Congress for assessing and managing risks from cyanotoxins in drinking water.
August 7, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR), Novogenix Laboratories, and StemExpress requesting briefings and information regarding each organization’s practices relating to human fetal tissue collection, sale, and/or donation.

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