In addition to chairing the Select Committee, Rep. Markey is a senior member of both the Energy and Commerce Committee (where he chairs the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet) and the Resources Committee, and also serves on the Homeland Security Committee. From 1985-1987, Rep. Markey chaired the Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy Conservation and Power Subcommittee, and from 1980-1984 he chaired the House Interior Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. He has authored numerous energy reforms in his career on these committees overseeing the Department of Energy the Department of Interior, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as national energy policy and regulation generally. He also serves as an honorary Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy.
About the Committee
- Meet the members of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming