Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee  hearing on “Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.”
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m.
Place: 366 Dirksen Bldg.
Witnesses:
T. Kenneth Mapp, governor of the United States Virgin Islands
Ricardo Rossello Nevares, governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Assistant Energy Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Bruce Walker
Maj. Gen. Donald Jackson Jr., deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Ricardo Ramos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
Julio Rhymer Sr., executive director and CEO of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority
Jose H. Roman Morales, comisionado asociado-presidente interino, Comisinn de Energia de Puerto Rico
Noel Zamot, revitalization coordinator for the Oversight & Management Board for Puerto Rico

Senate Environment and Public Works  Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee hearing on S.1857, to establish a compliance deadline of May 15, 2023, for Step 2 emissions standards for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces; S.203, the “Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017”; S.839, the “Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017”; and S.1934, the “Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act.”
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.
Place: 406 Dirksen Bldg.
Agenda and Witnesses:
S 1934 — Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act
S 1857 — A bill to establish a compliance deadline of May 15, 2023, for Step 2 emissions standards for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces.
S 839 — Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act
S 203 — A bill to reaffirm that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate vehicles used solely for competition, and for other purposes.
Witnesses: TBA

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee markup of “Reconciliation Legislation,” pursuant to H.Con.Res.71, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY2018, reconciliation legislation to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer a competitive oil and gas program in the non-wilderness portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, known as the “1002 Area” or Coastal Plan.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m.
Place: 366 Dirksen Bldg.
H Con Res 71 — Fiscal 2018 House Budget Resolution

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on “Promoting American Leadership in Reducing Air Emissions Through Innovation.”
Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.
Place: 406 Dirksen Bldg.
Witnesses:TBA
House Energy and Commerce — Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “Response and Recovery to Environmental Concerns from the 2017 Hurricane Season.”
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.
Place: 2123 Rayburn Bldg.
Witnesses: TBA

House Science, Space and Technology Committee markup of the “Department of Energy Research Infrastructure Act of 2017”; the “Accelerating American Leadership in Science Act of 2017”; the “Nuclear Energy Research Infrastructure Act of 2017”; the “STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act”; H.R.4323, the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act”; H.R.4254, the “Women in Aerospace Education Act”; H.R.3397, the “Building Blocks of STEM Act”; the “United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017.”
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.
Place: 2318 Rayburn Bldg.
HR 3397 — A bill to direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood.
HR 4254 — A bill to amend the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002 to strengthen the aerospace workforce pipeline by the promotion of Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program and National Aeronautics and Space Administration internship and fellowship opportunities to women, and for other purposes.