Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee to Hold Legislative Hearing on the USE IT Act
Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko (D-NY) announced today that the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, February 6, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building on H.R. 1166, the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act. The hearing is entitled, “Clearing the Air: Legislation to Promote Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage.”
“The climate crisis is the greatest challenge of our time, and fighting it requires using every tool at our disposal to ensure we dramatically and urgently reduce our greenhouse gas footprint,” said Pallone and Tonko. “We will consider how the bipartisan USE IT Act could assist that effort and complement our broader work to transition the country to a cleaner, more sustainable economy.”
Information for this hearing, including the Committee Memorandum, witness list, testimony and a live webcast will be posted HERE as they become available.