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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.
(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.
(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.
Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) testifies at the Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
(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.
Individuals affected by events such as fire or localized flooding should report damages to their local municipality and/or county Emergency Management Agency. Reporting damages helps to identify county or region-specific services available for assistance. An accurate and timely assessment of damages in a disaster also helps local and state officials make the case for federal assistance if needed.
Emergency contacts within Pennsylvania’s 18th district include:
Congressman Lamb discusses protecting PA Nuclear Energy with Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
(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.