U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb (17-PA), Chairman of the House Science, Space & Technology Energy Subcommittee, was joined by U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, (9-OH), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, on a visit to the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Pittsburgh for briefings and a tour of key research laboratories.
Kaptur’s Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee has jurisdiction over funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) and other key government agencies. Lamb serves on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and chairs its Energy Subcommittee with jurisdiction over DOE research, programs, and laboratories. He also serves on the Subcommittee on Environment.
NETL Director Brian Anderson, Ph.D., hosted the visit.
“NETL is in a unique position to accelerate the development of technology solutions through mission-driven R&D. We solve energy issues and promote crosscutting innovation that advances the energy sector by increasing efficiency, reducing emissions, and driving down energy costs while powering economic prosperity,” Anderson said. “We were pleased to have members of Congress come to NETL to see some of our leading-edge science and technology first-hand.”
While visiting NETL, the U.S. Representatives participated in discussions and a tour of the laboratory that focused on: