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  • Energy Luminaries Browner, Holdren, Yergin, Moniz and Others Discussed Massachusetts’ Role in Developing Clean Energy Jobs, Technology, Global Warming Policies Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) hosted President Obama’s top climate, energy and science advisers along with other energy experts at a forum at MIT on Monday, April 13 to... Read More
  • Energy Luminaries Browner, Holdren, Yergin, Moniz and Others Discussed Massachusetts’ Role in Developing Clean Energy Jobs, Technology, Global Warming Policies Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) hosted President Obama’s top climate, energy and science advisers along with other energy experts at a forum at MIT on Monday, April 13 to... Read More
  • NRC documents to be provided next week   Washington, D.C. - Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah), a subcommittee member, today released a reply from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to correspondence sent... Read More
  • WASHINGTON (April 9, 2009) -- Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the escalating cyber breaches threatening to compromise the electricity grid. This week, the North American... Read More
  • Energy Luminaries Browner, Holdren, Yergin, Moniz and Others to Discuss Massachusetts’ Role in Developing Clean Energy Jobs, Technology, Global Warming Policies --Media Avail to Follow-- Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) will host President Obama’s top climate, energy and science advisers along with other energy experts at a forum at... Read More
  • Markey’s Energy Bill Includes Provisions Promoting Electric Vehicles Washington, D.C. (April 2, 2009) - Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) today cheered the deal between Watertown-based A123 Systems and Chrysler to provide the American automaker with the next generation of hybrid batteries. Last week Rep. Markey, who chairs key energy... Read More
  • Washington, DC -  ­ Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of twin energy and environment panels in Congress, today voted in favor of a federal budget that will set both Massachusetts and the country back on the path to prosperity. “Today the House voted to put the health of our economy, the health of our people, and the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. (April 2, 2009) - Now that Chairmen Edward J. Markey and Henry Waxman have released their American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) to create millions of clean energy jobs that can't be shipped overseas and end our dependence on foreign oil, the inevitable attacks from entrenched special interests and obstructionist Republicans... Read More
  • FUNDS AUTHORIZED IN ECONOMIC RECOVERY PACKAGE WILL BE USED FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AT NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING   MEDFORD, MA. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden), today announced that the Frederick C. Murphy federal building in Waltham will receive $390,000 in funding under the federal building improvement measure... Read More
  • REP. MARKEY, MASS., DELEGATION AND STAFF MEET BRIG. GEN. FULLER TO DISCUSS ISSUES RELATED TO NSSC    MEDFORD, MA. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden), yesterday hosted a meeting to introduce Brigadier General Peter Nelson Fuller and Dr. Marilyn Freeman of the Natick Soldiers Systems Center to members of the Massachusetts... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2009 Washington, D.C. -  Chairman Henry A. Waxman of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Chairman Edward J. Markey of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee and Select Committee on Global Warming today released a draft of clean energy legislation that will create jobs, help end our dangerous dependence on... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2009 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Karen Lightfoot (Waxman): (202) 225-5735 Adam Benson (Dingell): (202) 225-4071 Eben Burnham-Snyder (Markey): (202) 225-4012 Courtney Lamie (Boucher): (202) 225-3861 WASHINGTON, DC — Today Chairman Henry A. Waxman, Chairman Emeritus John Dingell, and Subcommittee Chairmen... Read More
  •                                 As gas prices rise, Markey looks ahead to revitalizing standard setting... Read More
  •     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) convened a hearing of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment entitled, “Preparing for Climate Change: Adaptation Policies and Programs.” The witnesses who testified from left to right were:  Bishop Callon Holloway, Evangelical... Read More
  • For Immediate Release March 25, 2009 Contact: Eben Burnham-Snyder, Chairman Ed Markey, 202-225-4012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) convened a hearing of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Environment entitled, “Preparing for Climate Change: Adaptation Policies and Programs.” This hearing... Read More
  • Markey, Inslee, McCollum, Dozens of Members Urge Obama to Defend Arctic from Threats For Immediate Release March 24, 2009 Contact: Eben Burnham-Snyder, Chairman Ed Markey, 202-225-4012 Torie Brazitis, Rep. Jay Inslee, 202-225-6311          Cleve Mesidor, Rep. Betty McCollum, 202-225-6631 WASHINGTON, D.C.... Read More
  • Urges sound science and realistic assumptions on future gas prices For Immediate Release March 23, 2009 Contact: Daniel Reilly 202-225-2836 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of twin climate and energy panels in the House, today sent a letter to President Obama, urging the administration to change flawed... Read More
  • For Immediate Release March 19, 2009 Contact: Daniel Reilly 202-225-2836 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), issued the following statement today after voting in favor of H.R. 1586, a bill to reclaim taxpayer dollars used for excessive bonuses for officials at companies like AIG.  “This is complete March... Read More
  • Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) convened a hearing today of his Subcommittee on Energy and Environment titled, “Competitiveness and Climate Policy.” He appears here with the hearing witnesses (L-R): Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Richard Morgenstern, Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, Margo... Read More
  • GAO Findings Released Today Raise Serious Concerns about Progress in Implementing Markey-Authored 100% Air Cargo Screening Requirement For Immediate Release March 17, 2009 Contact: Daniel Reilly 202-225-2836 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) today expressed serious concerns about the Transportation Security Administration’s... Read More