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Apr 17, 2013
Full Committee Markup of H.R. 1549, the "Helping Sick Americans Now Act", H.R. 1580, "a bill to affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance", and H.R. 3, the "Northern Route Approval Act" (April 17, 2013)
Apr 17, 2013
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building to consider H.R. 1549, the "Helping Sick Americans Now Act", H.R. 1580, "a bill to affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance", and H.R. 3, the "Northern Route Approval Act."
Markup of H.R. 3, the "Northern Route Approval Act," Subcommittee on Energy and Power (April 16, 2013)
Apr 16, 2013
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a markup on Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The Subcommittee considered H.R. 3, the "Northern Route Approval Act."
Hearing on H.R. 3, the "Northern Route Approval Act,” Subcommittee on Energy and Power (April 10, 2013)
Apr 10, 2013
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act.”
Jan 25, 2013
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement clarifying his position on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline:
Rep. Waxman Statement on New Reports on the Climate Impact of Tar Sands and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
Jan 17, 2013
Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on new research from the Pembina Institute and Oil Change International, indicating that the Keystone XL pipeline will accelerate the reckless expansion of the tar sands industry and the climate impact of tar sands and the pipeline will be significantly worse than anticipated:
Ranking Member Waxman Urges State Department to Conduct Thorough Analysis of Keystone XL Pipeline Proposal
Aug 8, 2012
Today, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones regarding the State Department’s pending evaluation of the environmental impacts of TransCanada’s revised Keystone XL tar sands pipeline proposal.
Jul 6, 2012
On April 18, 2012, by a roll call vote of 293-127, the House Republican leadership passed H.R. 4348, a bill to extend funding for transportation projects until Congress was able to enact comprehensive transportation legislation. At that time, H.R. 4348 contained several problematic provisions. The bill contained the text of H.R. 3548, a bill to force approval of the Keystone XL...
Feb 15, 2012
On February 8, 2012, the Republican leadership released the text of H.R. 7, the transportation reauthorization bill. This legislation contains numerous problematic provisions that are within or impinge upon the jurisdiction of the Energy and Commerce Committee: H.R. 7 contains the text of H.R. 3548, the “North American Energy Access Act,” as ordered reported by the Energy and...
Committee Democrats to TransCanada: Immediately Disclose Origin of Steel to be Used on Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb 10, 2012
Today Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Bobby L. Rush, John D. Dingell, and Mike Doyle sent a letter to Russell Girling, President and CEO of TransCanada Corporation, requesting that the company immediately disclose where the steel to be used in Keystone XL is manufactured. TransCanada has told congressional offices that the steel to be used in the pipeline would be produced in North America, not India....
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