Energy and Commerce and Natural Resources Committee Democrats Request Briefing on Grand Isle Shipyard Involvement in Gulf Oil Spill
Today Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Ed Markey, Bobby L. Rush, Diana DeGette, and Rush D. Holt, the leading Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee, sent a letter to Grand Isle Shipyard Owner Mark Tregeant to request a briefing regarding Grand Isle Shipyard’s involvement in the recent deadly explosion on a Black Elk Energy oil production...
Hearing on “The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World,” Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (November 29, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The title of the hearing was “The Role of Receivers in a Spectrum Scarce World.”
Hearing on “Examining Options to Combat Health Care Waste, Fraud and Abuse,” Subcommittee on Health (November 28, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was entitled “Examining Options to Combat Health Care Waste, Fraud and Abuse.”
Today leading Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee sent a letter to Black Elk Energy CEO John Hoffman regarding the explosion on November 16, 2012, on one of the company’s oil production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. The letter was sent by Energy and Commerce Committee members Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Rep. Bobby L. Rush, and...
Energy and Commerce Committee leaders and members will hold a briefing on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in HVC 215. The title of the briefing is "Should Telecom Companies Edit the Internet?"
Leading Energy & Commerce Democrats Call for Hearing on Reliability of Communications Services in Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy
Today leading Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden requesting a hearing on the impact of “superstorm” Sandy and the performance and reliability of communications services.
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Ed Whitfield requesting a hearing on an important, new World Bank report that details the “devastating” impacts of climate change. The...
Reps. Waxman, Eshoo, and Markey Call Attention to Troubling First Amendment Argument in Open Internet Appeal
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna G. Eshoo, and Committee Member Edward J. Markey sent a letter to their colleagues to call attention to a troubling constitutional argument being advanced as part of a case filed by Verizon to overturn the Open Internet Order adopted by the Federal Communications...
The Committee on Energy and Commerce has played a key role in investigating the causes and impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill.
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a statement on the record-breaking settlement between BP and the U.S. government over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: