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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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Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
Pallone outlined long-term benefits of investing in a robust renewable energy sector at an Energy Subcommittee hearing.
Mar 29, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Federal Energy Related Tax Policy and its Effects on Markets, Prices, and Consumers.”


Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Members Pallone and Tonko introduced the Brownfields Authorization Increase Act to boost funding to clean up and redevelop brownfield sites across the country.
Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on climate
Mar 24, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement upon news that the Trump administration granted a permit authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's remarks for the record for an Environment Subcommittee hearing on proposed legislation to weaken Clean Air Act standards.
Mar 22, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “H.R. 806, Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017.” 


Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
E&C Dems sent a letter to OMG Director Mulvaney expressing grave concern over the Trump Administration’s pattern of disregard for the legal requirements in the federal rulemaking process.
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Pallone and Tonko issued a joint statement upon news that EPA awarded $100 million in grant funding to provide drinking water upgrades to Flint, Michigan.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr. released the following statement today on President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which like the Republican health care bill, would eviscerate programs and services that help hardworking Americans in order to hand out huge tax cuts to the rich.