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Oct 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to the U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking about the safety of recycled rubber tire “crumbs” used in synthetic turf fields in the United States.

Oct 23, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) joined Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Lois Capps (D-CA), to release a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that evaluates the inclusion of women in clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Oct 22, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent letters to the daily fantasy sites DraftKings and FanDuel requesting information on how the companies monitor their participants so that sports leagues can ensure their players and officials are in compliance with league policies.
Oct 22, 2015 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today commending the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approving new reforms today at the Commission’s October meeting:
Oct 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a legislative hearing to discuss a draft auto bill prepared by Committee Republicans.

Oct 19, 2015 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding a new study that found that women have higher levels of triphenyl phosphate (TPHP), a potentially harmful chemical used in a number of popular nail polish brands, in their bodies just 10 to 14 hours after painting their nails. TPHP, which has not been subject to review by the FDA...
Oct 8, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee, led by full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO), demanded answers from Volkswagen regarding the company’s intentional efforts to circumvent the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) emissions requirements for certain models
Oct 1, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC—Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new ozone standard, which will be set at 70 parts per billion. According to research, 4 in 10 Americans—nearly 140 million people—continue to live in areas with harmful levels of ozone pollution.
Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, during an appearance on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, admitted that he has no evidence that Planned Parenthood has violated any laws:

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Oct 1, 2015 Press Release
Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement urging Committee Republicans to prioritize hearings that examine the safety of turf fields. Last year, Pallone requested that the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) evaluate the potential health risks that crumb rubber poses to those that come into regular contact with turf fields.
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