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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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Jun 20, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The Benefits of Tax Reform on the Energy Sector and Consumers.” 

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
Senior House Democrats sent a letter to FEMA to protest the agency's decision to end the Army Corps of Engineers' mission in Puerto Rico to help rebuild its fragile power grid before the job is complete and all customers' power has been restored.
Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program (CFATS) – A Progress Report.”
Jun 14, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program (CFATS) – A Progress Report.”

 

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Improving the Hydropower Licensing Process.”
Jun 7, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Improving the Hydropower Licensing Process.”  

 

Jun 1, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement today after the EPA announced that it would not address the legacy use and disposal of the known human carcinogen asbestos.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement following the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s final report on the fire at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, which occurred due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
May 22, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Development, Regulation, and Competitiveness of Advanced Nuclear Energy Technologies.” 

 

May 22, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Development, Regulation, and Competitiveness of Advanced Nuclear Energy Technologies.”