Energy and Commerce Committee

Energy


Nuclear Energy Progress Powers Up with New DOE Effort

08.16.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Emissions-free nuclear energy in the United States continues to make progress.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...

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E&C Republican Leader Greg Walden’s Statement on Rep. Pete Olson’s Retirement

07.25.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) made the following statement on the retirement of Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX). Rep. Olson serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is a member of the Communications and Technology and the Energy subcommittees.

"Pete Olson has always been dedicated to service. As a Navy Aviator – where he was deployed overseas – to his years serving Texans in Congress.  

"I had the honor of working with Pete on the Energy and Commerce Committee for the last decade, and...

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Walden Statement on Full Committee Passage of Key Telecommunications, Consumer Safety, Energy, and Health Care Bills

07.17.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement on the passage of bills to combat illegal robocalls, protect consumers, improve energy systems and delivery, strengthen America's public health programs, and shield Americans from surprise medical bills through the Energy and Commerce Committee.

"When you can advance solutions to stop illegal robocalls, keep kids safe, expand the energy workforce, bolster cybersecurity needs, fund key public health initiatives, and protect patients from surprise medical bills, that’s a really good day....

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Energy

Jurisdiction


National Energy Policy, energy infrastructure and security, energy related Agencies and Commissions, all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters. National Energy Policy focuses on fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; energy conservation, utility issues, including but not limited to interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power. Energy infrastructure and security focuses on pipelines, the strategic petroleum reserve, nuclear facilities, and cybersecurity for our nation’s grid. Our jurisdiction also includes all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security. Agencies and Commissions in our jurisdiction include: The US Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission;  and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.