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Bipartisan Bill to Boost Advanced Nuclear Energy Signed Into Law

01.15.2019

WASHINGTON, DC –  Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement after President Trump signed S. 512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, into law yesterday.

S. 512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, authored by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) passed the House by a vote of 361 to 10.  A House version of the legislation, H.R. 1320, the Nuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy (NUKE) Act, authored by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA), passed the House by voice vote in September 2018. ...

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Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership

01.15.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after announcing the subcommittee Republican Leaders for the 116th Congress.

"Republicans stand ready to work with our Democratic colleagues in the same bipartisan way by which the Energy and Commerce Committee delivered dozens of new laws tackling everything thing from opioids and safe drinking water, to reauthorizing the Federal Communications Commission and modernizing America’s Brownfields law in the last session of Congress," said the top Republican on the committee, Rep. Greg Walden. "The American...

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Walden on the Passing of Former FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre

01.03.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) released the below statement following the passing of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Commissioner Kevin McIntyre, who previously served as chairman of the commission.

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of former FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre. Kevin’s legacy as chairman will be remembered for his steadfast leadership at such a critical time in the agency’s history. His expansive knowledge and expertise of energy law was a tremendous asset to the commission’s important responsibilities and helped shape U.S....

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