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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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Dec 13, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The Impacts and Future of North American Energy Trade.”

 

Dec 12, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hold a joint hearing on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles.”

 

Dec 8, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Friday, December 8, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Examining the Role of the Department of Energy in Energy Sector Cybersecurity.” 

 

Dec 7, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The Mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.” 

 

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on the Environment hearing on “The Mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency” with Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of legislation from the Energy and Environment Subcommittees.
Dec 6, 2017 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to reports that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will only attend tomorrow’s Environment Subcommittee hearing for one hour and will then take a three hour break before returning later that afternoon
Nov 30, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 3017 Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017
Nov 30, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden today urging him to hold oversight hearings on the use of private planes and government aircraft at significant taxpayer expense by members of the Trump Administration.