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Jan 31, 2019 Press Release
“The decision to withhold from the public and label these studies as ‘Confidential Business Information’ sets a dangerous and unlawful precedent”
Pallone and Tonko requested EPA release critical studies on the health and safety of Pigment Violet 29
Jan 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Frank Pallone today announced the Vice Chairs for the Committee’s six subcommittees in the 116th Congress.
Jan 30, 2019 Press Release
E&C Leaders announced the Health Subcommittee's first hearing of the 116th Congress on the impacts of the Texas v. United States court case on America's health care.
Jan 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairmen Pallone and Tonko announced the Committee's first hearing on climate change.
Jan 30, 2019 Press Release
“Despite the fact that it has been available for decades, prices for insulin have skyrocketed in recent years, putting it out of reach for many patients.”
E&C Leaders sent letters to the nation's three insulin manufacturers on skyrocketing cost of the lifesaving medication for people living with diabetes.
Jan 29, 2019 Press Release
The Request Follows Alarming New Reports that the Agency Does Not Intend to Regulate the Toxic Chemical Class
Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders sent a letter to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler today renewing their request from last year for information on actions taken by political appointees at the agency to block the release of a chemical hazard study focused on PFAS.
Jan 28, 2019 Press Release
Hearing With Executives Expected Wednesday, February 13th
Chairman Pallone, Judiciary Chairman Nadler, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Mike Doyle and Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline announced a joint hearing on the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on Wednesday, February 13.
Jan 28, 2019 Press Release
“These actions are particularly alarming in light of the recent warnings underscoring the impacts of climate change on air quality and the health of the American people”
Chairman Pallone, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko sent a letter today to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting information regarding EPA’s efforts to rollback critically important environmental and public health protections.
Jan 28, 2019 Press Release
With the government reopened and the House not scheduled to be in session on Thursday, January 31, the Energy and Commerce Committee’s full Committee hearing scheduled for that day on the Trump federal government shutdown has been canceled.
Jan 24, 2019 Press Release
The Final Rule was Intended to Apply Lessons Learned from Fukushima Daiichi Accident, but was Undermined by Last Minute Changes
Pallone and Rush issued a joint statement blasting the NRC's final rule on nuclear reactor safety.