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Energy and Commerce Committee

Energy (117th Congress)


Leaders McKinley and Upton Opening Remarks in Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Energy Supply Chains

11.16.2021

Washington, D.C. — In a joint Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change and Subcommittee on Energy hearing on supply chains for renewable energy sources, Republican Leaders David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Fred Upton (R-MI) spoke about the need to secure American energy and its supply chains.

Excerpts and highlights from their prepared remarks:

FROM SUBCOMMITTEE LEADER MCKINLEY:

“Here in the U.S., inflation is at a 30-year high and energy prices are the highest in 7 years.

“Meanwhile, Europe and countries like China, are experiencing blackouts and energy rationing. They simply don’t...

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Leader Rodgers Opening Remarks in Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Energy Supply Chains

11.16.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s joint Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change and Subcommittee on Energy hearing on supply chains for renewable energy sources.

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

HOLDING THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE

“Record inflation, spiking prices, empty store shelves and car lots, growing risks of blackouts, families are learning what failing energy and economic policies feel like.

“Global supply chain disruptions and demand shocks from the COVID pandemic have been bad enough.

“The Administration is making this...

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E&C Republican Leaders Statement on EPA’s Proposed Methane Guidelines

11.02.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader David B. McKinley (R-WV), and Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released proposed methane standards.

“With a harsh winter predicted and energy prices at seven-year highs, President Biden and the EPA are proposing more regulations that could raise energy prices even more for families. We look forward to reviewing this proposal and continuing our oversight...

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