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Format: 2014-10-22
Format: 2014-10-22
Oct 10, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse issued the following statement on the Department of Energy’s issuance of a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for carbon-neutral new federal buildings beginning in 2030:  
Sep 26, 2014
Bill
S. 276 reinstates an expired Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license for a small hydroelectric power project in Idaho and gives the licensee three more years to commence construction on the project. On September 11, 2014, S. 276 passed the House by voice vote. The bill was signed into law by President Obama on September 26, 2014.
Sep 18, 2014
Bill
Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced H.R. 5534, the Assistance, Quality and Affordability Act of 2014, to reauthorize and increase funding for the drinking water state revolving fund (SRF) established by the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA...
Sep 18, 2014
Floor Action
On September 18, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2 by a vote of 226-191.
Sep 18, 2014
Press Release
Today, Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced legislation to reauthorize and increase funding for the drinking water state revolving fund (SRF) established by the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).  H.R. 5534, the Assistance, Quality and...
Sep 17, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “A hearing on H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014.”
Sep 16, 2014
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Jeff Baran as a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission:
Sep 15, 2014
Bill
The insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States face significant energy challenges due to their near total reliance on imported fossil fuels to meet their energy needs.  H.R. 83, introduced by Rep. Donna Christensen from the Virgin Islands, requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to develop energy action...