House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing on “Resiliency: The Electric Grid’s Only Hope.”
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.
Place: 2318 Rayburn Bldg.
Witnesses:
Walt Baum, executive director of the Texas Public Power Association
Gavin Dillingham, program director for clean energy policy at the Houston Advanced Research Center
Carl Imhoff, manager for the Electricity Market Sector of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
William Sanders, head of the University of Illinois’ Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Energy Subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on “Powering America: Defining Reliability in a Transforming Electricity Industry.”
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.
Place: 2123 Rayburn Bldg.
Witnesses:
Paul Bailey, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
Gerry Cauley, president and CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Marty Durbin, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for the American Petroleum Institute
Patricia Hoffman, acting Energy undersecretary for science and acting assistant Energy secretary for the Office of Electricity
Tom Kiernanm, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association
Maria Korsnick, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute
Steve Wright, general manager of the Chelan Public Utility District, on behalf of National Hydropower Association

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy hearing on “Fostering Innovation: Contributions of the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories.”
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2:30 p.m.
Place: 366 Dirksen Bldg.
Witnesses:
Brian Anderson, director of West Virginia University’s Energy Institute
Paul Kearns, interim laboratory director of the Argonne National Laboratory
Anuja Ratnayake, director of emerging technology strategy for Duke Energy
Bill Tumas, associate laboratory director for materials and chemical science and technology at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on “Expanding and Accelerating the Deployment and Use of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration.”
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.
Place: 406 Dirksen Bldg.
Witnesses: TBA

Environment Subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on “Big Relief for Small Business: Legislation Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Small Manufacturers and Other Job Creators,” including: H.R.1917, the “Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017”; H.R.1119, the “Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act”; H.R.453, the “Relief from New Source Performance Standards Act of 2017”; and H.R.350, the “Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017.”
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.
Place: 2123 Rayburn Bldg.
Agenda and Witnesses:
HR 453 — Relief from New Source Performance Standards Act
HR 350 — Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act
HR 1917 — A bill to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule.
HR 1119 — A bill to establish the bases by which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall issue, implement, and enforce certain emission limitations and allocations for existing electric utility steam generating units that convert coal refuse into energy

House Natural Resources Committee markup of H.R.210, the “Native American Energy Act”; H.R.424, the “Gray Wolf State Management Act of 2017”; H.R.717, the “Listing Reform Act”; H.R.1274, the “State, Tribal and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act”; H.R.2603, the “Saving America’s Endangered Species Act”; H.R.3131, the “Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act”; and H.R.3668, the “Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act.”
Note: Continued from September 12.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.
Place: 1334 Longworth Bldg.
HR 3668 — A bill to provide for the preservation of sportsmen’s heritage and enhance recreation opportunities on Federal land, and for other purposes.
HR 717 — Listing Reform Act
HR 3131 — Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act
HR 210 — Native American Energy Act
HR 424 — Gray Wolf State Management Act
HR 1274 — State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act
HR 2603 — Saving America’s Endangered Species (SAVES) Act.