Thursday, November 14, 2013

Congressional Energy and Environment Hearings Today

Congressional hearings of interest today, Thursday, November 14, 2013

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
9:30 a.m. 2123 Rayburn 
Hearing entitled "EPA's Proposed GHG Standards for New Power Plants"; and a measure regarding the Whitfield-Manchin legislation, 9:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
10:00 a.m. 1324 Longworth 
Arkup on the following legislation: H.R. 1308, the "Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation D1075Prevention Act"; H.R. 2798, to amend Public Law 106-206 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on Federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer; H.R. 2824, the "Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America"; H.R. 3008, to provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes; H.R. 3188, the "Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act"; and H.R. 3189, the "Water Rights Protection Act", 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

HOUSE SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY
10:00 a.m. 2318 Rayburn 
Hearing entitled "Strengthening Transparency and Accountability within the Environmental Protection Agency", 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
10:00 a.m. 2167 Rayburn (202) 225-9446
Hearing entitled "Progress Report: Hurricane Sandy Recovery--One Year Later", 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
10:30 a.m. SR-253 (202) 224-8172
To hold hearings to examine Southeast regional perspective on "Magnuson-Stevens Act" reauthorization, 10:30 a.m., SR-253. 

SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
9:30 a.m. SD-366 
Business meeting to consider S. 753, to provide for national security benefits for White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss, S. 1169, to withdraw and reserve certain public land in the State of Montana for the Limestone Hills Training Area, and S. 1309, to withdraw and reserve certain public land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior for military uses; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nominations of Steven Croley, of Michigan, to be General Counsel, and Christopher Smith, of Texas, to be Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, both of the Department of Energy, and Esther Puakela Kia`aina, of Hawaii, to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular Affairs, 9:30 a.m., SD-366. 

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