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Format: 2015-07-01
Format: 2015-07-01
Jun 29, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), striking down the agency’s Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) that would limit levels of toxic pollutants emitted from coal-fired power plants.
Jun 22, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” that details the devastating economic costs of continued inaction on climate change.
Jun 19, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the new fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles proposed jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  These proposed standards, which build on standards already in place, would apply to large...
Jun 16, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a joint hearing on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule: Potential Impacts on Manufacturing.” 
Jun 16, 2015
Press Release
Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee, led by full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), applauded the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to strengthen existing ozone standards in order to protect public health.  The stricter standard is based on an exhaustive review of scientific...
Jun 12, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Friday, June 12, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “EPA's Proposed Ozone Rule.”
Jun 9, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today in response to the decision handed down by U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Murray Energy Corporation v. EPA.
Jun 4, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Energy and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) released the following statement today in response to the draft assessment released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding potential impacts of hydraulic...
Jun 3, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing continued on Thursday, June 4, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was entitled “Discussion Draft on Accountability and Department of Energy Perspectives on Title IV: Energy Efficiency.”  Subtitle A - Energy...