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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The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Public Private Partnerships for Federal Energy Management.”
The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Discussion Draft: The 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act.”
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today after Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the Trump Administration will attempt to roll back carbon emissions standards for new coal power plants: