Energy and Commerce Committee

Environment and Climate Change (116th Congress)

Walden Remarks at a Hearing on “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks”


WASHINGTON, DC –  Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change hearing, “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks.”

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Good morning, Mr. Chairman, and thank you for holding today’s hearing.

On this day that reminds us that our freedom should never be taken for granted and that we should never forget the sacrifices made or those that are necessary to keep us safe, I appreciate that you have focused the subcommittee’s attention on legislation to maintain...

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Walden and Upton Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Energy Bills


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) and Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement following House passage of four bipartisan energy bills:

“This is what bipartisan progress for the environment and power generation looks like. Advancing nuclear, reducing air pollution, improving energy efficiency, and hardening our grid are all real solutions to address current and future climate risks, and ensure the resiliency of energy delivery. These commonsense proposals make clear that Republicans and Democrats can work together on serious solutions that...

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The Washington Times: Republicans call on Democrats to drop Green New Deal, focus on ‘serious’ climate solutions


WASHINGTON, DC – Recently, we highlighted seven bipartisan bills that Congress should pass to protect the environment. When you compare these commonsense bipartisan solutions...

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