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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Ranking Member Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress.

“Our subcommittees will inform our work to rebuild our broken infrastructure, reduce pollution, advance environmental justice, and protect the natural world,” Chairman Carper said. “The leaders on our subcommittees recognize these challenges. I’m confident our members are up to the task of coming together to craft lasting solutions.”

“These subcommittees cover a wide range of issues within our committee and will each play an important role in helping to develop legislation that will impact so many communities across this country. I look forward to working with the leaders of these subcommittees to tackle challenges and create meaningful change,” Ranking Member Capito said.

Subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress are as follows:

Transportation and Infrastructure

Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chair

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.)

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)

Senator Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.)

Senator Alex Padilla (D-Cal.)

 

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.Dak.), Ranking Member 

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.)

Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.)

Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

 

Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chair

Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.)

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)

Senator Alex Padilla (D-Cal.)

 

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.Dak.)

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.)

Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.)

Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)

Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

 

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Chair

Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)

Senator Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.)

 

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Ranking Member

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.Dak.)

Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.)

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

 

Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Chair

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.)

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)

Senator Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.)

Senator Alex Padilla (D-Cal.)

 

Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Ranking Member

Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)