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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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Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “DOE Modernization: The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.”
Sep 27, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “DOE Modernization: The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.”  

 

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the series of recent gas pipeline explosions near Boston.
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks at a hearing on wildfires and the link to climate change.
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's Floor remarks in support of updating the Safe Drinking Water Act for the first time in 20 years.
Sep 13, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Air Quality Impacts of Wildfires: Mitigation and Management Strategies.”

 

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Full Committee Markup of Six Bills.
Sep 13, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the Trump Administration's decision to allow the oil and gas industry to emit more methane into the atmosphere.
Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
House and Senate Committee leaders today announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week.