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Feb 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6) introduced the AQUA Act, which updates the Safe Drinking Water Act to significantly increase funding authorization levels for local communities with water infrastructure deficiencies.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing to revise its regulations for Risk Management Program (RMP) facilities in order to better protect workers and communities around chemical facilities.
Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush (D-IL), Senator Edward J.

Feb 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today welcomed the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s announcement that a deal has been reached with the Association of Public Television Stations and PBS to ensure carriage of public television stations on the nation’s cable systems.

Feb 23, 2016 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to the investigation into defective Takata airbag inflators.
Feb 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a letter sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week on federal investments to prevent lead poisoning, Democratic leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent letters to the Departments of Health

Feb 19, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today invited Federal Bureau of Investigations Director James Comey and Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to appear before the committee to discuss the issues surrounding encryption – specifically when privacy and national security issues are raised.
Feb 17, 2016 Press Release
Today, Democratic leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote to Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), requesting information on the agency’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
Feb 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Feb 11, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, three Democratic members of Congress wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), urging a balanced discussion of the requirements and implementation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) at an upcoming technical conference just announced.

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