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Upton Delivers Opening Remarks on Hydropower Licensing and Regulations

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Washington, D.C. — Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered opening remarks at today’s Energy Subcommittee hearing on hydropower. Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks: HYDROPOWER’S SUCCESS “I look forward to today’s hearing to explore opportunities to improve the permitting process for hydropower facilities. “It has been almost four years since the Subcommitte...

Upton Delivers Opening Remarks on Biden’s Energy Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, delivered opening remarks at today’s Energy Subcommittee hearing with Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm for the Department of Energy’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks: BIDEN’S ENERGY CRISIS “Mr. Chairman, we are all deeply troubled by Russia’s unprovoke...

Upton Delivers Opening Remarks on Domestic Energy Production in Energy Subcommittee Hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy Subcommittee Leader Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, delivered opening remarks at today’s Energy Subcommittee hearing on how President Biden’s energy policies have weakened America’s national security, raised costs on families, and emboldened Russia. Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks: TROUBLING FOCUS OF THE HEARING “Mr. Chairman, I am deeply troubled by th...

Upton’s Opening Remarks at Full Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a full committee markup, highlighting his concerns over the Democrats’ partisan COVID-19 relief efforts. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery "We all agree, the American people need help – there is no question about that. In fact, less than six weeks ago, we passed a $900 billion...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on COVID-19’s impact on the energy sector

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today in Washington, D.C. at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing titled, ““Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector.” Remarks as Prepared for Deliver Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It’s good to be back to work in D.C. with my colleagues. Several of our Republican members ar...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on saving energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing titled, “Saving Energy: Legislation to Improve Energy Efficiency and Storage.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s legislative hearing to examine six energy bills focused on energy efficiency and grid...

Upton applauds extension on Fentanyl Analogues Ban

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed S. 3201, the temporary extension on the fentanyl analogues ban. The U.S. House supported it with a strong bipartisan vote last week, passing it 320-88. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Without this extension, the b...

Upton’s opening remarks at a joint subcommittee hearing on the impact of wildfires

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today delivered the following opening remarks at a joint Subcommittee on Energy and Environment and Climate Change hearing on “Out of Control: The Impact of Wildfires on our Power Sector and the Environment.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s hearing to examine ...

Upton’s Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Markup of Energy Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a markup to consider a number of energy bills: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Today’s markup will cover nine bills. Several of these create new government spending programs within the Department of Energy, while others would reauthorize and expand programs that Congress ha...

Upton’s opening remarks at Full Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a full committee markup, highlighting his concerns over HR 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “MR CHAIRMAN. Every member in this room has been hearing from our constituents about the high cost of drugs. We passed legislation earlier this y...

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