Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Capitol Hill Enviro-Calendar: February 26-28, 2014

  

Hearings on Energy and Environment Issues and Legislation

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Health
10:00 a.m. 2123 Rayburn
Hearing entitled "Messing with Success: How CMS' Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors", 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
10:00 a.m. 1324 Longworth 202-225-9297
Hearing entitled "American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Veterans", 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
10:00 a.m. 1334 Longworth
Hearing on the following legislation: H.R. 503, the "National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act"; H.R. 712, to extend the authorization of the Highlands Conservation Act through fiscal year 2024; H.R. 1192, the "Mount Jessie Benton Fre'mont"; H.R. 1501, the "Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act"; H.R. 1744, the "Multispecies Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Act"; H.R. 2569, the "Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers Act"; H.R. 3222, the "Flushing Remonstrance Study Act"; H.R. 3366, to provide for the release of the property interests retained by the United States in certain land conveyed in 1954 by the United States, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to the State of Oregon for the establishment of the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center of Oregon State University in Hermiston, Oregon; H.R. 3802, to extend the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy, and for other purposes, 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:15 a.m. 2123 Rayburn
Hearing entitled "Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Electricity", 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
10:00 a.m. 1324 Longworth
Markup on the following legislation: H.R. 1103, to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Alexander Creek, Alaska, is and shall be recognized as an eligible Native village under that Act, and for other purposes; H.R. 1259, the "Coltsville National Historical Park Act"; H.R. 2015, the "Las Vegas Valley Public Land and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Act of 2013"; H.R. 3110, the "Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act"; and H.R. 3605, the "Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act", 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1:30 p.m. 1334 Longworth 202-226-0200
Hearing on the following legislation: H.R. 3105, the "Aquaculture Risk Reduction Act"; H.R. 3280, the "Lacey Act Clarifying Amendments Act"; H.R. 3324, the "Lacey Act Paperwork Reduction Act"; and H.R. 4032, the "North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act", 1:30 p.m., 1334 Longworth. |
 

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
2:00 p.m. 1324 Longworth 202-225-9297
Hearing entitled "Obama Administration Oversight: GAO Report--Interior Hiring and Retention Challenges", 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Water and Power
2:30 p.m. SD-366
To hold hearings to examine S. 1419, to promote research, development, and demonstration of marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy technologies, S. 1771, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to adjust the Crooked River boundary, to provide water certainty for the City of Prineville, Oregon, S. 1800, to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets, S. 1946, to amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations, S. 1965, to amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services, S. 2010 and H.R. 1963, bills to amend the Water Conservation and Utilization Act to authorize the development of non-Federal hydropower and issuance of leases of power privileges at projects constructed pursuant to the authority of the Water Conservation and Utilization Act, S. 2019, to reauthorize and update certain provisions of the Secure Water Act, and S. 2034, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to facilitate the transfer to non-Federal ownership of appropriate reclamation projects or facilities, 2:30 p.m., SD-366.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
9:30 a.m. 1324 Longworth
Hearing on discussion draft of legislation regarding Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act, 9:30 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

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