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Energy (116th Congress)


Walden Touts E&C Republicans’ Achievements in the 116th Congress

01.01.2021

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released a document detailing E&C Republicans’ legislative achievements in the 116th Congress. Walden released the following statement.

“Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans continued their work on behalf of the American people throughout the 116th Congress. Despite not controlling the House agenda, and the fact much of 2020 was focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we had dozens of bills signed into law. These measures will help expand broadband access by investing in broadband infrastructure, make crucial midband spectrum...

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E&C Republican Leaders’ Statement on House Passage of Energy Bills

12.09.2020

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for the 116th Congress Greg Walden (R-OR), Republican Leader for the 117th Congress Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement on House passage of four bipartisan energy bills.

“The U.S. must be able to use all the tools in our toolkit to ensure we maintain our energy security, manage energy supply chain threats, and ensure Americans in all zip codes can access reliable affordable energy. That is why we are proud to...

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Walden, Upton, Shimkus Applaud DOE Critical Minerals Announcement

12.02.2020

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI), and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader John Shimkus (R-IL) released the following statement on the Department of Energy (DOE)’s notice on guidance for applications for loan proposals on critical mineral projects.

“The COVID-19 pandemic showed how important our electric grid and other technologies are as Americans worked, learned, and received health care from their homes. And as we faced shortages for various supplies, we realized how important it...

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