Energy and Power

Chairman:  Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
Jurisdiction: 
National energy policy; fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; nuclear facilities; the Department of Energy; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; synthetic and alternative fuels; energy conservation; energy information; utility issues; interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power; pipelines; the Clean Air Act and air emissions; all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters, including all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.

Members

Republicans

Chairman: Ed Whitfield (KY)
Vice Chairman: Steve Scalise (LA)
Ralph Hall (TX)
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Lee Terry (NE)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Bob Latta (OH)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
John Barrow (GA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

July 30, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarty seeking information related to the agency’s study of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.

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July 30, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the United States House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is examining recent actions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to its studies of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.

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July 29, 2013 | Blog Post

With Unemployment Above 7 Percent, President “Chuckles” Dismissing Keystone’s Jobs During First Leg of “Jobs Tour”

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July 25, 2013 | ICYMI

Chairman Upton: “Instead of holding on to outmoded laws and regulations, we need to build the new Architecture of Abundance to create jobs, power our economy, and lower prices to consumers.”

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July 24, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today wrapped up its two-day hearing on “Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Stakeholder Perspectives.” The hearing continued the committee’s bipartisan oversight of the RFS, following the release of a series of bipartisan

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July 24, 2013 | Blog Post

President Obama will yet again turn his attention to jobs and the economy today with highly touted speeches in Illinois and Missouri.

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