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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 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks as prepared for delivery for a Full Committee markup.
Feb 14, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks today at a Subcommittee on the Environment hearing titled “New Source Review Permitting Challenges for Manufacturing and Infrastructure.”
Feb 14, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “New Source Review Permitting Challenges for Manufacturing and Infrastructure.” 

 

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
Top E&C Democrats sent a letter to EPA Inspector General Elkins asking for confirmation that his ongoing audit of Administrator Pruitt’s travel includes the Administrator’s “blanket waiver” from federal standards that limit government employees’ first-class travel.
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement after President Trump released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2019.
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on President Trump’s infrastructure proposal.
Feb 8, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Democrats announced a bold, new, comprehensive infrastructure plan – A Better Deal to Rebuild America. This historic $1 trillion federal investment to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure is five times larger than President Trump’s rumored plan and will create more than 16 million jobs.

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement following news reports EPA Administrator Pruitt will ask the National Marine Fisheries Service to reconsider a decision it made earlier this year that the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos jeopardizes endangered salmon.
Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “DOE Modernization: Advancing the Economic and National Security Benefits of America’s Nuclear Infrastructure.”