Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Subcommittee Chairman Edward J. Markey today sent letters to ten oil and gas producers seeking information on the companies’ hydraulic fracturing practices.
H.Res. 1466, "Directing the Secretary of Energy to provide certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the Department of Energy’s application to foreclose use of Yucca Mountain as a high level nuclear waste repository"
H. Res 1466 would request the President and direct the Secretary of Energy to produce, not later than 14 days after adoption of the resolution, all documents in possession of the Secretary of Energy or Director of the Office of Management and Budget related to (1) the Department of Energy’s (DOE) motion to withdraw its licensing application for the Yucca Mountain repository, (2) the...
By a vote of 48-0-1 Present, the Committee on Energy & Commerce reported H.R. 5626, the “Blowout Prevention Act of 2010,” to the House of Representatives. The legislation, sponsored by Chairmen Henry A. Waxman, Ed Markey, and Bart Stupak, would protect public health and safety and the environment by requiring the use of safe well control technologies and practices for the...
Chairmen Henry A. Waxman and Bart Stupak sent a letter to Philip Morris International requesting information on its labor practices in Kazakhstan and other Philip Morris International markets.
Full Committee Markup of H.R. 5626, H.R. 2480, H.R. 4501, H.R. 1796, and H.Res. 1466 (July 15, 2010)
The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Thursday, July 15, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, to consider H.R. 5626, the “Blowout Prevention Act of 2010”; H.R. 2480, the “Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2010”, amended; H.R. 4501, the “Guarantee of a Legitimate Deal Act of 2010”, amended; H.R. 1796, the “...
Chairmen Henry A. Waxman and Ed Markey sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar requesting information on abandoned oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hearing on "H.R. 4692, the National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010," Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection (July 14, 2010)
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection held a hearing on H.R. 4692, the National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010, on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Representative Lipinski introduced the bill on February 25, 2010.
Hearing on “Antibiotic Resistance and the Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture,” Subcommittee on Health (July 14, 2012)
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled “Antibiotic Resistance and the Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture” on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing examined the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals and its impact on human health.
Today the House passed H.R. 5712, the Veterans’, Seniors’, and Children’s Health Technical Corrections Act, by voice vote. The legislation contains a set of technical changes to strengthen the health care programs that cover our nation’s veterans, senior citizens, and children.
Field Hearing on "Comcast and NBC Universal: Who Benefits?," Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet (July 8, 2010)
The Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet held a field hearing entitled “Comcast and NBC Universal: Who Benefits?” on Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois.
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