Since its creation, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and its predecessors have considered, reported, and overseen some of the most important legislation ever enacted by the United States Congress.

This far-reaching legislative activity can be described in the following major areas: energy resources and development, including regulation, conservation, strategic petroleum reserves and appliance standards; nuclear energy; Indian affairs; public lands and their renewable resources; surface mining, Federal coal, oil, and gas, other mineral leasing; territories and insular possessions; and water resources.


  • Sen. Joe Manchin Questions Witnesses During Hydropower Hearing

    Jan 11, 2022 12:18 PM EST

    Run time: 00:04:58

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Opening Remarks During Full Committee Hydropower Hearing

    Jan 11, 2022 10:47 AM EST

    Run time: 00:05:10

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Opening Remarks During Outdoor Recreation Legislative Hearing

    Dec 2, 2021 11:26 AM EST

    Run time: 00:03:49

  • Sen. Joe Manchin Questions Witnesses During Outdoor Recreation Legislative Hearing

    Dec 2, 2021 11:23 AM EST

    Run time: 00:04:58

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Opening Statement During Legislative Markup

    Nov 18, 2021 12:12 PM EST

    Run time: 00:02:34

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Urges Committee Colleagues To Support Interior, ACHP Nominees

    Nov 18, 2021 10:46 AM EST

    Run time: 00:01:42

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Opening Statement During Hearing On Domestic & International Energy Price Trends

    Nov 16, 2021 12:15 PM EST

    Run time: 00:05:06

  • Sen. Joe Manchin Questions Witnesses During Hearing On Domestic & International Energy Price Trends

    Nov 16, 2021 12:15 PM EST

    Run time: 00:12:40

  • Sen. Joe Manchin Questions Witnesses During Hearing On Non-Electric Applications Of Nuclear Energy

    Nov 4, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

    Run time: 00:09:51

  • Sen. Joe Manchin's Opening Statement During Hearing On Non-Electric Applications Of Nuclear Energy

    Nov 4, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

    Run time: 00:03:40

A bill to extend the authorizations for certain National Heritage Areas, and for other purposes.
To establish the Blackwell School National Historic Site in Marfa, Texas, and for other purposes.
  • Last major action
    Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
  • Passed the House
  • Introduced
A bill to reauthorize the Freedom's Way National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.