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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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Feb 7, 2023 Hearing

The Subcommittees on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security and Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a joint legislative hearing on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 10 a.m. This hearing will take place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, "Unleashing American Energy, Lowering Energy Costs, and Strengthening Supply Chains."

 

Legislation 

Jan 31, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivers opening remarks at first full Committee hearing of the 118th Congress on American energy expansion.
Jan 31, 2023 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, "American Energy Expansion: Strengthening Economic, Environmental, and National Security."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone as prepraed for delivery

Jan 27, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. released the following statement after Republicans refused to take up his Buy Low and Sell High Act as an amendment to H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act, which is being considered on the House Floor today.
Jan 27, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone announces the full Democratic rosters and Ranking Members for all six Energy and Commerce subcommittees.
Jan 26, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered remarks on the House floor today in opposition to H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act.
Jan 20, 2023 Press Release
Chairman Pallone introduces the Buy Low and Sell High Act.
Jan 20, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member of House Energy and Commerce Committee Pallone and Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Carper file an amicus brief in the pending Ohio v. EPA case.
Jan 3, 2023 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone announced the Committee staff that will lead the six subcommittees in the 118th Congress.
Dec 30, 2022 Press Release
Chairman Pallone applauds the many Committee accomplishments of the 117th Congress.