Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and 12 Energy Subcommittee Democrats sent a letter to Full Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today to request a second hearing on making improvements in hydropower operations, development, and licensing. Members are requesting the hearing in order to gather testimony on hydropower licensing from representatives of states, resource agencies, and Native American Tribes.
Pallone and Warren requested an investigation into Administrator Pruitt's decision to reverse a previous EPA proposal to end the use of a pesticide toxic to humans.
“We are gravely concerned that the misguided actions contemplated by the Trump Administration would cause irrevocable harm to these national treasures”
Energy and Commerce and Natural Resources Committee Democratic leaders sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Zinke to request a briefing on DOI’s impending review of national monument designations.
Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
“I remain committed to working with my colleagues and stakeholders to develop a workable solution for our country’s nuclear waste program”
Pallone's remarks for the record for an Environment Subcommittee hearing on consideration of draft legislation titled, The Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017.