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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before a joint hearing of two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees about the agency’s fiscal year 2016 budget.

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    Conservation Act of 1975

    Witnesses testified on the the potential impact of repealing the Conservation Act of 1975 in light of increased domestic energy production in the U.S. during the Obama…

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    Power Plant Regulations

    Janet McCabe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon emissions regulations for existing power plants. The regulations would cut carbon pollution…

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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on upcoming legislation to reorganize their agency.

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    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Oversight

    Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) testified at an oversight hearing of the agency’s role and authority. They were all in agreement in their concerns over…

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    Global Climate Change

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified on the Obama administration’s plan to address global climate…

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    Renewable Fuel Standards

    Witnesses testified on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Standard (RSF), a government mandate that a certain amount of renewable fuels be used by refiners.

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    Keystone Pipeline Issues

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline approval process and Representative Lee Terry’s (R-KS) legislation that would remove the need for a presidential permit…

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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) commissioners testified at an oversight hearing of their agency. Some of the issues covered in the hearing included new safety recommendations in…

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    Energy Efficiency in the U.S.

    Witnesses testified about he origin and scope of the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program, lessons learned from the committee’s investigation into the Solyndra loan…

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    Energy Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary Chu testified on the Energy Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. Questions focused on the high price of gasoline, the potential of tapping into the Strategic…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Administrator Lisa Jackson testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) fiscal year 2013 budget request. She defended her agency’s study of the effects on…

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    Keystone Oil Pipeline, Government Officials Panel

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s decision to deny a permit for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would have carried oil from Canada to the U.S.

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    Keystone Oil Pipeline, Business Owners Panel

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s decision to deny a permit for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would have carried oil from Canada to the U.S.

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    Keystone Oil Pipeline, Testimony

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s decision to deny a permit for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would have carried oil from Canada to the U.S.

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    Keystone Oil Pipeline, Opening

    Members made opening statements at a hearing on the Obama administration’s decision to deny permission to continue with plans to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

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    Canada-U.S. Oil Pipeline and Jobs

    Heads of unions and organizations that advocate U.S. energy independence from foreign suppliers testified on the Canada-U.S. Keystone oil pipeline and its impact on jobs.

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    Oil and Gas Pipeline Safety, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified about oil and gas pipeline safety. They focused on several major incidents over the past few years, proposed regulations, infrastructure repair and maintenance, and…

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    Electric Grid Security

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to protect power delivery through the U.S. electric grid. Known as the Grid Reliability and Infrastructure Defense (GRID) Act, the bill…

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    Gregory Jaczko at the House Energy and Commerce Subcmte

    Gregory Jaczko testified before the House Energy and Power Subcommittee about safety measures in U.S. nuclear plants against a major earthquake.

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