Energy and Commerce Committee

Environment and Climate Change

Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership


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 Statement on Senate Confirmation of Mary Neumayr as CEQ Chair


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Mary Neumayr to be Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality.

“Mary Neumayr not only has proven her abilities as the chief of staff and effectively the highest-ranking official at CEQ for more than a year, she has proven her qualifications and dedication in public service throughout her several posts in government.  Prior to CEQ, Mary served for eight years as senior counsel and then deputy chief counsel...

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#SubEnvironment Examines 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act



The Subcommittee on Environment, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), held a hearing today examining the 21st Century...

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