WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today continued its hearing on the American Energy initiative with a focus on EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations.
Energy and Commerce Members Press White House and EPA on Expansion of Federal Government’s Role in Natural Gas RegulationJune 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are seeking answers about the president’s recently issued Executive Order establishing an Interagency Working Group that will be involved in the regulation of hydraulic fracturing.
WASHINGTON, DC - This week the House will vote on a package of energy bills designed to increase American energy production and create jobs. The Domestic Energy and Jobs Act is the latest energy and jobs proposal to hit the House floor this Congress as part of House Republicans’ American Energy Initiative.
Committee Asks, “Where are the Green Jobs?” - Despite Billions of Stimulus Dollars Invested, Jobs Have Not MaterializedJune 19, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing its work to create jobs and protect taxpayer dollars, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing today on “The Federal Green Jobs Agenda.” Just prior to the hearing, the subcommittee released the re
Excerpt: The Executive Order charges the Working Group to facilitate coordinated Administration Policy efforts to support safe and responsible unconventional natural gas development.’ However, the Executive Order flags augmenting State safeguards’ as a role for the Federal government. The Order is not clear on whether that Federal standard-setting role is in addition to or in lieu of the States’ role as primary regulators.
Upton, Waxman, Harkin, and Enzi Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation ActJune 18, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.