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Energy (115th Congress)


Walden, Shimkus, & Upton on POTUS Signing Water Infrastructure Package Into Law

10.23.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Environment Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), and Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after President Trump signed S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, into law.

“This law is the culmination of a bipartisan effort, in both the House and the Senate, to invest in the critical water infrastructure American families across the country rely on,” said the committee leaders. “The America’s Water Infrastructure Act cuts bureaucratic red tape, creates...

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Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Package Headed to POTUS’ Desk

10.10.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Environment Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), and Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after the Senate passed S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, by a vote of 99-1. The bill now heads to President Trump’s desk for his signature.

“Without question, this water infrastructure package is a win for America,” said the committee leaders. “With this bill, we are reauthorizing the Safe Drinking Water Act for the first time...

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Bicameral Leaders Seek GAO Review of NRC’s Recent Budgeting and Management Activities

10.09.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – A bicameral group of committee leaders today sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene Dodaro requesting a review of recent changes in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) planning, budgeting, and financial management activities. Signing the letter was: House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY), and Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Chairman Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV).

The letter follows up on...

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