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Congress: Pallone adds 'climate' to Energy & Commerce panel's name

January 10, 2019
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) has renamed the committee's environment panel as the “environment and climate change subcommittee,” though the panel's jurisdiction will remain unchanged from the prior Congress, including its coverage of all air emissions and EPA's Clean Air Act activities. Pallone in a Jan. 10 press release notes that the panel will now be known as the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change in the 116th Congress, a nod toward Democrats' increased focus on...

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