Rep. Burgess Remarks at Energy Subcommittee Hearing
Washington, DC – Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) delivered opening remarks at today's Energy Subcommittee hearing entitled, “A Smarter Investment: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future."
Excerpts and highlights from his remarks:
On Energy Reliability in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and the Central U.S.:
"Today’s hearing occurs at a critical time in our nation’s history. This week, almost 5 million American households were left without electricity across Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana as dangerous and record-setting winter weather ravaged the Central United States, blasting sub-freezing arctic air all the way south to the Mexican border....