Energy and Commerce Committee

Environment (115th Congress)

Details for #SubEnvironment Hearing with EPA Administrator Pruitt


WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today announced details for the Thursday, April 26, 2018, hearing entitled, “The Fiscal Year 2019 Environmental Protection Agency Budget.” The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will be the sole witness.

The committee announced that Administrator Pruitt would be testifying back in March.

The Majority Memorandum, witness testimony, and live webcast will be made available as they...

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#SubEnvironment Examines the Potential of High Octane Fuels


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

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Shimkus Comments on POTUS’ Memo to Accelerate Air Quality Decisions


WASHINGTON, DC – Subcommittee on Environment Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) issued the following statement after President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum regarding implementation and permitting for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

“This committee has been at the forefront of easing the burden on manufacturers and providing the states with the flexibility needed to implement the air quality standards on an efficient, realistic timeline,” said Chairman Shimkus. “The president’s memo tracks closely to our efforts here at the committee and addresses practical implementation reforms, such as timely reviews of state...

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Environment (115th Congress)


Environment (115th Congress)