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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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    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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    Nuclear Safety and Energy Programs, Secretary Chu

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified on his department’s 2012 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on several nuclear accidents at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Nuclear Safety and Energy Programs, Commissioner Jaczko

    Gregory Jaczko testified on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s 2012 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on several nuclear accidents at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear…

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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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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

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

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    Radiation Experiments

    Earlier this week Secretary O’Leary released documents which revealed experiments with radiation on human subjects in the 1940s and 1950s. The subcommittee heard testimony from her…

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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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    California Energy Crisis

    Witnesses testified about energy supplies and distribution following shortages in California which caused several rolling blackouts. Among the topics they addressed were appropriate…

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    Nuclear Waste Disposal Policy

    The House Energy and Power Subcommittee held a hearing on the disposal of nuclear waste. Members of the subcommittee berated the Department of Energy and the Reagan administration for…

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    Oil Markets

    Witnesses testified about the impacts of rising petroleum prices and potential remedies to the problem. Among the issues they addressed were alternate energy sources, the need to…

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    Energy Department Reorganization Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on reorganizing the Energy Department.

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    Reduced-Flow Toilet Regulation

    Committee members heard testimony about proposed legislation that would eliminate certain regulations requiring flow restrictions on toilets. Witnesses testified that relaxing federal…

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    Energy & Heating Oil Price Increases, Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony regarding the rise in gasoline and home heating oil prices. The committee investigated illegal price fixing, as well as discussing the need for…

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    Energy Department Reorganization Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony from Rep. Tiahrt on reorganizing the Energy Department.

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