Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works:
Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.
Chairman:
Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE]
Republicans:
7
Democrats:
5
Independents:
1

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Chairman
Shelley Capito
West Virginia
Republican
Ranking Member
Thomas Carper
Delaware
Democrat
Ex Officio
James “Jim” Inhofe
Oklahoma
Republican
John Barrasso
Wyoming
Republican
Benjamin Cardin
Maryland
Democrat
Michael Crapo
Idaho
Republican
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Edward “Ed” Markey
Massachusetts
Democrat
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
Democrat
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Vermont
Independent
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Alabama
Republican
Sheldon Whitehouse
Rhode Island
Democrat
Roger Wicker
Mississippi
Republican