Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice alleging that Volkswagen knowingly violated the Clean Air Act by using software in its cars that circumvents emissions standards testing for certain air pollutants:
Ranking Member Requests Hearing to Examine Relationship of Fantasy Sports to Gambling and Professional Leagues
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) requested that the Committee hold a hearing to review the legal status of fantasy sports, given the Committee’s jurisdiction over professional sports and gambling and the overwhelming popularity of fantasy sports websites.
As Part of Ongoing Investigation, Committee Releases Memo Discrediting Unsubstantiated, Partisan Attacks
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic staff released an in-depth memo discrediting claims that Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) allegedly sold fetal tissue to tissue procurement organizations (TPOs) for profit.
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved five bipartisan bills to strengthen public health and improve consumers’ access to recall and warranty information.
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to cut methane and volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions. EPA estimates the rule will yield net climate benefits of $120 to $150 million in 2025:
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today commending the Obama Administration for the monumental step it has taken to reduce carbon emissions and seriously address climate change with the final Clean Power Plan.
WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and the co-chairs of the Congressional Task Force on Seniors Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) today issued the following statement ahead of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush (D-IL) issued the following statement today regarding the subcommittee’s scheduled markup of a bipartisan Committee Print released yesterday. The markup is set for tomorrow, July 22nd:
“The benefits of ensuring that Americans have clean, safe air to breathe far outweigh the costs. Today’s ruling ignores the real costs of poor air quality that are borne by those who breathe in pollutants, especially children. EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants provide critical public health protections for millions of Americans. In fact, EPA estimates that the standards