WASHINGTON, DC — Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.
House Democrats Release Report, Urge Republicans to Connect Low Income People to Jobs with Higher Investment for Crumbling Transit Systems
House Democrats Release Clean Water Report on the 44th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
EUGENE, OR—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) raised concerns with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) after a report released by the Department of Transportation Inspector General (IG) found serious issues with the implementation of critical recommendations regarding pipeline and
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, top Democratic leaders from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging that the Department take immediate actions to ensure the safe operation of New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit).
EUGENE, OR—Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Anthony Foxx, pushing for stronger rules that will better protect and prepare communities and local officials when catastrophic crude oil train accidents occur.
U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and U.S. Sen.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded the announcement that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has reconsidered two proposals that would have significantly delayed Amtrak train travel throughout Oregon and the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Today, members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation introduced the bipartisan Community Protection and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5786), legislation that creates a new trust fund to help communities prepare for accidents involving rail cars transporting flammable liquids, including crude oil and ethanol.
The House of Representatives today unanimously approved a bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension that ensures the FAA is funded through September 30, 2017, and that provides a limited number of important safety, security, and time-sensitive improvements for the U.S. aviation system.