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Environment and Energy

Committee activity related to national energy policy and the impacts of our energy choices on the environment and public health, including global climate change, air pollution, and oil spills; disposal of solid and hazardous waste; toxic chemical use and reduction; and protection of the nation’s drinking water resources.

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Jul 26, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Powering America: A Review of the Operation and Effectiveness of the Nation’s Wholesale Electricity Markets.”  

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Subcommittee on Environment Ranking Member Paul Tonko's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act.
Jul 18, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Powering America: Examining the State of the Electric Industry through Market Participant Perspectives.”

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks today at an Energy Subcommittee hearing on “Powering America: Examining the State of Electric Industry through Market Participant Perspectives:”
Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at an Environment Subcommittee markup of the, “Drinking Water System Improvement Act.”
Jul 13, 2017 Markup

The Subcommittee on Environment will meet in open markup session on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone blasted the Trump Administration for suspending an increase in penalties for auto companies that violate fuel economy standards.
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of several energy and environmental bills.
Jun 28, 2017 Markup

The Committee met in open markup session on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Jun 28, 2017 Bill

 

Key Documents 

Summary - H.R. 806 Provisions That Would Gut the Clean Air Act

Summary Section 3(b) - H.R. 806 Eviscerating Health-Based Air Quality Standards