LAMB ELECTED CHAIR OF ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE SCIENCE, SPACE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE FOR 116TH CONGRESS
(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.
"In my district, energy means family-supporting jobs and cutting-edge science. The work of the Energy Subcommittee of the Science, Space and Technology Committee is critical to our region,” said Lamb. “I look forward to working with Chairwoman Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Lucas (R-OK) and all members of the committee to ensure America continues its leadership in this critical sector."
The Energy Subcommittee is responsible for all issues relating to energy research; development and demonstration projects; commercial application of energy technology; the Department of Energy and related labs and programs; fossil energy research and development; distributed energy resources and systems; industrial process efficiencies; and energy standards.
Lamb was also appointed to the Environment Subcommittee, responsible for the Environmental Protection Agency research and development; environmental standards; climate change research and development; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).