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Energy Independence

Energy Independence

Rep. Edward J. Markey, Chairman - Stay Connected with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and RSS Feeds
The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming addressed our nation's energy, economic and national security challenges during the 110th and 111th Congresses.

This is an archived version of the committee's website, where the public, students and the media can continue to access and learn from our work.

Energy Independence

America’s dependence on foreign oil and other fossil fuels threatens our national security, our economic wellbeing, and our environment. With cleaner and cheaper ways to power our businesses, our homes, and our lives available today, the time to transition our economy to a more energy independent future is now, and our generation has the opportunity to lead us into that future.

In this section you can learn about the growing risks of foreign oil dependency and solutions that will light a pathway toward an energy independent future for our country.

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