Hearing: "Wasted Energy: DOE's Inaction on Efficiency Standards and Its Impact on Consumers and the Climate" (rescheduled from 02.12.2019)

Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Thursday, March 7, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Meeting was rescheduled to the time and date listed above.
2123 RHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-515
This hearing was previously scheduled for February 12, 2019, but was postponed due to the funeral services of the Late Honorable John D. Dingell, former Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Witnesses

Panel one

The Honorable Daniel R. Simmons
Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

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  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM

Panel two

Mr. Andrew deLaski
Executive Director, Appliance Standards Awareness Project, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

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  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Ms. Katherine Kennedy
Senior Director, Climate & Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Kennedy Testimony appendix [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Mr. Joseph M. McGuire
President and CEO, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)

Added 03/07/2019 at 01:11 AM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:11 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Mr. Charles Harak
Senior Attorney, Energy and Utility Issues, National Consumer Law Center

Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Mr. Stephen R. Yurek
President and CEO, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Added 03/07/2019 at 01:11 AM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:11 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Mr. David J. Friedman
Vice President, Advocacy, Consumer Reports

Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 01:25 AM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF] Added 03/07/2019 at 12:59 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from the Consumer Technology Association. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from the Consumer Federation of America. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from the GW Regulatory Studies Center. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from Alexander Karsner, former Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy and Efficiency (2006-2008). [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from Spire. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A letter from the American Public Gas Association and the American Gas Association. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM
  • Document for the record - A document illustrating the procedure to create new standards according to the Process Rule NOPR. [PDF] Added 07/19/2019 at 11:14 AM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Chairman Rush [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Ranking Member Upton [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 01:48 PM

First Published: February 28, 2019 at 02:51 PM
Last Updated: July 19, 2019 at 11:14 AM