Energy and Commerce Committee

Environment (115th Congress)


E&C Members Introduce PFAS Federal Facility Accountability Act

09.17.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Subcommittee on Energy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), committee member Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and committee member Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), along with Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), today introduced the PFAS Federal Facility Accountability Act of 2018. This bipartisan legislation requires federal agencies to cooperate with states as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination is detected in communities near federal facilitites such as active military installations, former military installations, or National Guard facilities.

PFAS are part of a group of chemicals used for decades in manufacturing, firefighting,...

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#SubEnvironment Examines Air Quality, Health Impacts of Wildfires

09.13.2018

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The Subcommittee on Environment, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), held a hearing today examining the practices and...

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E&C Advances Six Bipartisan Bills

09.13.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced six bipartisan bills, five of which aim to improve patient care and reduce health care fraud, while one will modernize the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

“We have a great opportunity to improve patient care, reduce health care fraud, and modernize the DOE’s long-term energy security mission,” said Chairman Walden. “With today’s unanimous voice votes, I look forward to advancing these policies to the full House of Representatives for consideration.”

The full committee advanced the following...

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