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Upton, Mullin Call for House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on Biden Administration’s Mismanagement of the SPR

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) in sending a letter to Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) to request a hearing on the Biden Administration’s mismanagement of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and to address recent reports that millions of barrels of crude oil are being exported to China. “The fact our strategic petroleum…

Energy Subcommittee Leader Upton Opening Remarks on Securing Critical Minerals Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered opening remarks at today’s Energy Subcommittee legislative hearing on several bills and urged the committee to work to lower surging energy costs on American families. Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks: AMERICA’S ENERGY CRISIS “Mr. Chairman, the United States is plunging deeper and…

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…

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…

Upton, Rodgers Call on DOE Secretary Granholm to Secure America’s Nuclear Energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm calling on her to ensure American leadership by securing America’s nuclear energy sector. LETTER EXCERPT: “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine exposes the risks of weakening…

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…

Upton Leads Letters to President Biden and Secretary Granholm Urging Support for Domestic Energy Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, led all Republican members of the Energy and Commerce Committee in a letter to President Joseph Biden and U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm urging the Administration to prioritize American-made energy and halt all imports of Russian oil in the US. Rep. Upton serves as the top Republican on the Energy…

Upton Says ‘Nyet’ to Russian Oil

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, cosponsored the Ban Russian Energy Imports Act. This bicameral legislation is led by Senator Liz Murkowski (R-AK), Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ). Rep. Upton is an original cosponsor of this legislation that will be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives…

Upton, Rodgers Send Letters to Sec. Granholm and FERC Urging Approval of LNG Export Facilities and Natural Gas Pipelines

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton. R-St. Joseph, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, sent letters to Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and to the Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging them to immediately approve delayed permits for natural gas pipelines…

Upton, House Republicans Urge Biden Administration to Increase Domestic Energy Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, joined 82 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden urging the President to end his anti-American energy agenda. Rep. Upton serves as the top Republican on the Energy Subcommittee and has long supported revitalizing domestic energy production in the U.S. to keep energy costs low for Americans…

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