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Energy and Commerce Committee

Environment and Climate Change

Leader Rodgers Questions Sec. Granholm on Why Biden Administration is Making America Dependent on China


Washington, D.C. — In a new letter, House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) asks Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm why the Biden administration is endangering our national energy security, raising costs, and forcing America to be dependent on China’s supply chains. Leader Rodgers expressed her serious concerns that the Department of Energy (DOE) is not fulfilling its statutory obligations to ensure American energy reliability and security.

Key excerpts from Leader Rodger’s letter:

ON DOE’s STATUTORY OBLIGATIONS: “As Secretary of Energy, you are responsible...

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Democrats Need to Stand Up to Putin and Sanction Nord Stream 2




E&C Republican Leader Rodgers and Senator Capito Lead Colleagues in Filing Amicus Brief in Pending Clean Air Act Supreme Court Case


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today led 47 senators and 44 House members on an amicus curiae brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the petitioners, including the state of West Virginia, in the pending case West Virginia, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency.  

The members, including every member of the House Energy and...

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Environment and Climate Change


All matters related to soil, air, noise and water contamination; emergency environmental response, both physical and cybersecurity. In particular, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over The Nuclear Waste Policy Act, The Clean Air Act, The Safe Drinking Water Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act – including Superfund and the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, The Solid Waste Disposal Act, The Toxic Substance Control Act and The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program. Under the Clean Air Act, this subcommittee deals with National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for criteria pollutants; National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Standards; New Source Performance Standards (NSPS); Mobile Source Standards for vehicles, aircraft, fuels and fuel additives, including the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles. The subcommittee focuses on the regulation of solid, hazardous, and nuclear wastes, including mining, nuclear, oil, gas, and coal combustion waste.