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Upton presents the Congressional Award to Kalamazoo resident, Sierra Staunton

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today presented Kalamazoo resident, Sierra Staunton with the Congressional Award – the highest honor a member of the House can bestow upon a youth civilian – in recognition of her service to her community. Staunton was joined by her family and teachers. “Sierra earned this incredible honor because she sought out to achieve incredible goals – a...

Upton’s opening remarks at Markup on “H.R. 3432, the Safer Pipelines Act of 2019”

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy markup on “H.R. 3432, the Safer Pipelines Act of 2019.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Today we are marking up the Majority’s bill, H.R. 3432, the “Safer Pipelines Act of 2019.” As I expressed at the legislative hearing last wee...

Upton, Huizenga issue statement on Holland Harbor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Fred Upton (MI-06) and Bill Huizenga (MI-02) today issued a joint statement after sending a letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers to express their concern over the lack of operation and maintenance funds for the Holland Harbor in the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. “The Holland Harbor serves as a major regional port on the Great Lakes, generating nearly $68 mil...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Legislative Solutions to Make Our Nation’s Pipelines Safer.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman for holding this hearing to continue our work on pipeline safety reauthorization. Pipeline safety has always been one of my h...

Upton: Weather source of road problems, crop issues

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Upton: Weather source of road problems, crop issues Holland Sentinel June 19, 2019 HOLLAND — Michigan’s wet spring season has led to high water levels throughout the state. That wet weather has caused a number of different issues, according to Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph. Upton spoke to reporters following an event with the Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce on Monday, June 17. Michigan’s o...

Upton’s opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Oversight of FERC: Ensuring Its Actions Benefit Consumers and the Environment.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing to examine FERC’s budget and priorities for fiscal year 2020. I would also like ...

Upton’s Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Markup of 10 Energy Bills

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WASHINGTON, DC – Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy markup of 10 energy related bills. “Today’s markup will cover ten bills. Six of these address energy workforce and energy efficiency programs at the Department of Energy, and four address the Department’s energy cybersecurity and emergency programs. I am pleased to s...

Upton’s opening statement at subcommittee hearing on PFAS contamination and exposure

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening statement today at a Subcommittee on the Environment and Climate Change hearing on “Legislative Proposals to Protect Americans at Risk of PFAS Contamination & Exposure.” The hearing reviewed a number of PFAS legislation, including H.R. 2626 and H.R. 535. Upton introduced H.R. 2626 last week and is an original cosponsor of...

Upton's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing

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Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on ““The Fiscal Year 2020 DOE Budget.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery "Secretary Perry, there is something about the Department of Energy that brings out enthusiasm about our nation’s energy and environmental future. And I think you demonstrate that enthusiasm mo...

Upton's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing

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Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “The State of Pipeline Safety and Security in America.” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery “Thank you, Mr. Chairman for holding this hearing to begin our work to reauthorize the nation’s pipeline safety laws. I would also like to thank you for making this a bipart...

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