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March 3, 2016 Video
In the House Appropriations Energy & Water Subcommittee hearing on March 1, 2016, Rep. Fleischmann (R-TN) discusses Oak Ridge's Y-12 complex with Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz.
November 6, 2015 Press Release

Chattanooga− Congressman Fleischmann released the following statement on President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

“Today, President Obama put politics above jobs and energy security by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.  The pipeline had bipartisan support and had been proven environmentally safe by the State Department.  With this decision President Obama is not only snubbing our largest trading partner and energy supplier but he is also turning his back on at least 40,000 good paying jobs.”

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October 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann released the following statement today following the announcement by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that TVA has been issued an operating lease for Watts Bar Unit 2.

“It comes as tremendous news that Watts Bar Unit 2 has been awarded an operating license.  Watts Bar 2 will be America’s first new 21st century nuclear reactor and will provide clean inexpensive, reliable power for East Tennessee.”

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October 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON− The House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus held a meeting and panel discussion on Wednesday, September 30 to discuss the EM mission.  The caucus meeting featured remarks by the new Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Dr.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

Pictured Left to Right: Chairman Chuck Fleischmann, Acting Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management Mark Whitney, Co-Chairman Ben Ray Luján

January 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3, Keystone XL Pipeline Act. After the vote, Rep. Fleischmann released the following statement.

“The Keystone XL Pipeline is critical for our nation and its economy. Not only will the pipeline create over 42,000 jobs for the American people, but additionally, it is expected to bring in a total of $2 billion in earnings. With the new majority in Congress and all hurdles resolved, the time to build is now. I sincerely hope President Obama will listen to Congress and support this pipeline.”

November 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5682 to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

November 14, 2014 Press Release


Rep. Fleischmann alongside Sec. of Energy Ernest Moniz, Sen. Lamar Alexander, Rep. Bill Foster and Rep. Dan Lipinski

July 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Last night, the House of Representatives approved the 2015 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.  The legislation provides annual funding for national defense nuclear activity, including much of the vital work that takes place in Oak Ridge, TN as well as the Army Corps of Engineers.  After passage, Congressman Fleischmann, who serves as Tennessee’s lone appropriator and member of the Energy and Water Subcommittee, made the following statement. 

June 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− The House Appropriations Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill this afternoon. After passage of this bill, Congressman Fleischmann released the following statement.

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