Review of the FY2020 Budget Request for FEMA

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:30:00 GMT

Member Statements
  • Senator Shelley Moore Capito (Republican – West Virginia)
Witness
  • Peter Gaynor, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Senate Appropriations Committee
    Homeland Security Subcommittee 138 Dirksen
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Review of the FY2020 Budget Request for the Environmental Protection Agency

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:45:00 GMT

Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Member Statements
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski (Republican – Alaska)
Witnesses
  • Andrew Wheeler, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Holly Greaves, Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Senate Appropriations Committee
    Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee 124 Dirksen
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Lessons From Across the Nation: State and Local Action to Combat Climate Change

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

The Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, April 2, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building on how state and local leaders are responding to the climate crisis in the wake of President Trump’s intent to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Witnesses

Panel I Panel II
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee
    Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee 2123 Rayburn
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The Application of Environmental, Social, and Governance Principles in Investing and the Role of Asset Managers, Proxy Advisors, and Other Intermediaries

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Member statements Witnesses
  • Phil Gramm, hedge fund advisor and lobbyist
  • James R. Copland, Senior Fellow And Director Of Legal Policy, Manhattan Institute
  • John Streur, President And Chief Executive Officer, Calvert Research and Management
  • Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee 538 Dirksen
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The President's FY 2020 Budget Request for DOE

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Opening Remarks Witness
  • Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee 336 Dirksen
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How Climate Change Threatens U.S. National Security

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Witnesses
  • Sherri Goodman, Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Environmental Security
  • Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn (Ret.) , Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment
  • Paul Weisenfeld, Executive Vice President, International Development, RTI International, Former Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association

Protecting Coastal Communities from Offshore Drilling

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

On Tuesday, April 2, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing titled, “Protecting Coastal Communities from Offshore Drilling,” including discussion on:
  • H.R. 1941 (Rep. Cunningham): To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior including in any leasing program certain planning areas, and for other purposes. “Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act”
  • H.R. 205 (Rep. Rooney): To amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to permanently extend the moratorium on leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico. “Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act”
  • H.R. 1149 (Rep. Van Drew): To prohibit the Department of the Interior from issuing certain geological and geophysical exploration permits under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes. “Atlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act”

Witness List

Panel I
  • Rep. Joe Cunningham, South Carolina, 1st District
  • Rep. Jeff Van Drew, New Jersey, 2nd District
  • Rep. Francis Rooney, Florida, 19th District

Panel II

  • Jimmy Carroll, Mayor, Isle of Palms, SC
  • Vipe Desai, Founding Member, Business Alliance for Protecting the Pacific Coast, Owner, HDX Mix, Huntington Beach, CA
  • David Yates, Executive Director & CEO, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater, FL
  • Sharon Hewitt, Senator, Louisiana State Senate, District – 1, Baton Rouge, LA
  • House Natural Resources Committee
    Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee 1334 Longworth
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Pipeline Safety: Reviewing the Status of Mandates and Examining Additional Safety Needs

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

WITNESS LIST

Member Panel
  • Lori Trahan, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Seth Moulton, U.S. House of Representatives
Panel I

Panel II

  • Carl Weimer, Executive Director, Pipeline Safety Trust
  • Andrew Black, President and CEO, Association of Oil Pipe Lines
  • Dan Eggleston, EFO, CFO, CMO, President and Chairman of the Board, International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Richard Kuprewicz, President, Accufacts Inc.
  • Robin Rorick, Vice President, Midstream and Industry Operations, American Petroleum Institute
  • Elgie Holstein, Sr. Director for Strategic Planning, Environmental Defense Fund
  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
    Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee HVC 210 Capitol Visitor Center
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Budget: Environmental Protection Agency

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Witnesses
  • Holly Greaves, Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Andrew Wheeler, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
  • House Appropriations Committee
    Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee 2359 Rayburn
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Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 18:30:00 GMT

  • Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
    Water and Power Subcommittee 366 Dirksen
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