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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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Aug 9, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on a Court order banning the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which is a known human health hazard.
Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the Trump Administration's elimination of fuel efficiency and pollution standards for cars and trucks.
Jul 25, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on the Environment Hearing on “Examining Renewable Identification Numbers Under the Renewable Fuel Standard.”
Jul 25, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Background on Renewable Identification Numbers under the Renewable Fuel Standard.”

 

Jul 24, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “DOE Modernization: Legislation to Authorize a Pilot Project to Commercialize the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.”
Jul 24, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “DOE Modernization:  Legislation to Authorize a Pilot Project to Commercialize the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.” 

 

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's reaction to the Trump Administration's rollback of the coal ash rule.
Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Full Committee Markup of H.R. 6351, Advancing U.S. Civil Nuclear Competitiveness and Jobs Act; and H.R. 6378, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018.
Jul 18, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Powering America: The Role of Energy Storage in the Nation’s Electricity System.”