Energy and Commerce Committee


#SubEnergy Examines the Benefits and Future of North American Energy Trade


WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today held a hearing entitled, “The...

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House Unanimously Passes Three Energy and Commerce Bills


WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed three Energy and Commerce Committee bills that further the committee’s efforts to advance energy infrastructure, promote clean and renewable hydropower, and improve the recycling and reuse of materials.

“The committee has worked in a bipartisan manner to examine and advance thoughtful solutions that prioritize consumers, support American businesses, and protect the environment,” said full committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR). “These commonsense, bipartisan bills continue that strong tradition.”

The House of Representatives passed the following bills originating from #SubEnergy:

H.R. 1733,...

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NEXT WEEK: #SubEnergy to Examine the Impacts and Future of North American Energy Trade


WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “The Impacts and Future of North American Energy Trade.”

#SubEnergy will examine North America’s increasingly interdependent energy trade. The United States, Canada, and Mexico represent each other’s largest import and export markets for many energy commodities and their supply chains.  Millions of American jobs have been created as a result, and...

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