House Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials

From dKosopedia

Jump to: navigation, search
House Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials
Members, 110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:



This subcommittee handles environmental protection and cleanup legislation, such as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund). It is also officially charged with regulating noise pollution and "homeland security aspects" of environmental issues.


Albert Wynn of Maryland is the chair, John Shimkus of IL the ranking minority member.

Official Site

News and Business

In January 2007, Anthony Weiner (D-NY) requested Subcommittee hearings on efforts to remediate the Newtown Creek oil spill, located in Brooklyn near the Queens border. (Queens Gazette, 1/31/2007)

Congressional Committees Project : Current United States Congressional committees

House Committees: AgricultureAppropriationsArmed ServicesBudgetEducation and LaborEnergy and CommerceFinancial ServicesForeign AffairsHomeland SecurityAdministrationHurricane KatrinaIntelligenceJudiciaryNatural ResourcesOversight & Government ReformRulesScience & TechnologySmall BusinessStandards of Official ConductTransportation and InfrastructureVeterans' AffairsWays and MeansHouse Subcommittees

Senate Committees: AgingAgriculture, Nutrition & ForestryAppropriationsArmed ServicesBanking, Housing, & Urban AffairsBudgetCommerce, Science & TransportationEnergy & Natural ResourcesEthicsEnvironment & Public WorksFinanceForeign RelationsHealth, Education, Labor, & PensionsHomeland Security & Governmental AffairsIndian AffairsIntelligenceJudiciaryRules & AdministrationSmall Business & EntrepreneurshipVeterans' AffairsSenate Subcommittees

Joint Committees: ConferenceEconomicLibraryPrintingTaxation
Personal tools