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    Energy Security

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on his department’s responsibility to ensure energy security. He discussed the impact of climate change on energy security as well as…

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    Home Appliance Energy Efficiency

    Leaders of organizations representing manufacturers and the Department of Energy were among the witnesses testifying at a hearing on current and future energy consumption regulations for…

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    Nuclear Energy Regulation and Modernization

    Nuclear energy experts testified at a hearing on legislation to increase cooperation between the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The goal of the cooperation was to…

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    Air Quality Standards

    Janet McCabe testified at a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to revise national air quality standards for ground-level ozone. A final decision by the EPA was…

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    Quadrennial Energy Review

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on the Obama administration’s first quadrennial energy review. The report provided policy recommendations for modernizing U.S. energy…

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    Energy Security Panel

    A panel of energy analysts offered their recommendations on energy policy and proposed legislation by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. They commented on energy issues related to…

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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 administration. The…

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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 through a…

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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 the increasing…

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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 change. Republican…

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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 for this…

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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 response to…

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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 guarantee,…

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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 Petroleum…

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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 hydraulic fracking, a…

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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, 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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