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Subcommittee Chair Carter Opening Remarks at Hearing on EPA’s Budget

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Washington D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Chair Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) delivered the following opening remarks at today’s subcommittee hearing titled “The Fiscal Year 2025 Environmental Protection Agency Budget.” RUSH-TO-GREEN AGENDA IS DESTROYING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING “I recently assumed…

Subcommittee Chair Carter Opening Remarks at Hearing on EPA's Harmful RMP Rule

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Washington D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Chair Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) delivered the following opening remarks at today’s subcommittee hearing titled “EPA’s RMP Rule: Failures to Protect the American People and American Manufacturing." EPA’S REGULATORY BLITZ “The RMP rule will affect…

Carter cosponsors bill creating Georgia’s first National Park

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today cosponsored a bipartisan bill to establish Georgia’s first National Park, introduced by U.S. Senators Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock, Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), and Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA). The bipartisan, bicameral Ocmulgee Mounds Park and Preserve Establishment Act would establish Ocmulgee Mounds…

Chairs Rodgers and Carter: Biden’s Radical EV Mandates will Hurt Families and Cede American Leadership to China

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Chair Buddy Carter (R-GA) released a statement following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the final rule for its reckless tailpipe emissions standard, which mandates that 67 percent of all new…

Subcommittee Chair Carter introduces bill reversing negative impacts of Biden’s jobs-killing air quality standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Chair Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today introduced H.R. 7650, the Air Quality Standards Implementation Act of 2024, a bill that makes practical changes to reform the broken process used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish and implement the National Ambient…

Subcommittee Chair Carter Opening Remarks at Environment Subcommittee Markup of a Bill to Modernize Air Quality Standards

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 WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Chair Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) delivered the following opening remarks at today’s Environment Subcommittee markup of a bill to modernize air quality standards.   NAAQS PROCESS IS BROKEN  “Just three weeks ago, this Subcommittee held a…

Western Caucus Members Lead Charge Demanding EPA Rescind Job-Killing Air Quality Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee, Earl L. "Buddy Carter (R-GA), Western Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and Western Caucus Vice Chair Bruce Westerman (AR-04) were joined by 108 members of the House of Representatives in demanding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rescind the…

Subcommittee Chair Carter Opening Remarks on Harmful EPA NAAQS Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Chair Buddy Carter (R-GA) delivered the following opening remarks at today’s subcommittee legislative hearing on the EPA’s harmful new particulate matter standards that will crush American manufacturing and jobs. CURRENT NAAQS STANDARDS  “The Clean Air Act…

ICYMI: Carter outlines environment, manufacturing priorities as E&C Subcommittee Chair

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Last week, I was honored to be appointed as the new Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s (E&C) Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials. I am excited to take on this new role and to have the confidence of Chair Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA), my colleagues, and residents of the First Congressional District of Georgia. Ahead of this…

E&C Chair Rodgers Appoints Buddy Carter as new Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Chair

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Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) announced today that Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) will serve as Chair of the Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee, replacing Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), who is retiring from Congress later this month. “Energy and Commerce Republicans are leading on solutions to…