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

Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman
Pete Olson (TX), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Bob Latta (OH)
Gregg Harper (MS)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Bill Flores (TX)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Bobby L. Rush (IL), Ranking Member
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

June 4, 2014 | ICYMI

House Energy and Commerce Committee members are taking a strong stand against the administration’s latest attack on jobs and affordable energy. Despite the fact that the president’s cap-and-trade legislation failed in Congress, his EPA is pushing through a new rule to overhaul our nation’s energy sector.

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June 3, 2014 | ICYMI

The Wall Street Journal today editorialized on the EPA’s announced plan to “nationalize U.S.

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May 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing to examine recent developments and the current status of the Department of Energy’s loan programs, including the Section 1703 and Section 1705 loan guarantee programs and the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program.

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May 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), author of H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Energy’s proposed procedural change to the authorization of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports:

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