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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

Energy and Environment

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September 19, 2019 Video

On Thursday, September 19, Congressman Lamb questioned the Honorable Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a full committee hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy, chaired by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), passed two bipartisan bills that are essential to developing innovative energy technologies to advance our nation’s clean energy future.  H.R. 4091 increases the budget for the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy, or ARPA-E, and modernizes the research program.  H.R. 4230 authorizes the Department of Energy to advance technologies that will help reduce emissions from industrial sources.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – As part of the ongoing federal budget appropriations process for fiscal year 2020, the House adopted four amendments sponsored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) this week.

"These are smart investments in programs that protect jobs, protect our energy grid, protect our servicemembers and assist local farmers, and important examples of how our government can support the great work being done by Western Pennsylvanians every day," said Lamb.

April 10, 2019 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) testifies at the Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Democrats on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee unanimously elected Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) to serve as Chair of the Energy Subcommittee for the 116th Congress.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

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July 19, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-18) issued the following statement on H.Con.Res.119: “This resolution is exactly the kind of political nonsense that I came to Washington to change. If we were actually voting on a bill that did what this resolution says and caused so much damage to our economy, of course I would oppose it. But make no mistake: this isn’t serious policy. We were sent here to make laws, not pass meaningless resolutions.
June 8, 2018 Video

Congressman Lamb discusses protecting PA Nuclear Energy with Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-18) emphasized the importance of keeping Pennsylvania’s nuclear plants online to the Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, and in a letter sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), earlier today. Congressman Lamb proposed working with Secretary Perry on a solution to address the pending closure of nuclear plants in the Commonwealth and highlighted the importance of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, which is in danger of prematurely closing.