Senate Appropriations  Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies hearing on the proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2018 for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 9:30 a.m.
Place: 124 Dirksen Bldg.
Draft Bill — Fiscal 2018 Interior-Environment Appropriations (Senate)
Witnesses:
Scott Pruitt – administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Holly Greaves, senior adviser to the EPA administrator

House Natural Resources Committee markup of H.R.218, the “King Cove Road Land Exchange Act”; H.R.289, the “Guides and Outfitters (GO) Act”; H.R.597, the “Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017”; H.R.954, To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia; H.R.1107, the “Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act”; H.R.1306, the “Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act”; H.R.1397, To authorize, direct, facilitate and expedite the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain federal land; H.R.1399, the “American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act”; H.R.1404, the “Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act”; H.R.1541, To authorize the Interior secretary to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas; H.R.1719, the “John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act”; H.R.1731, the “Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More (RECLAIM) Act of 2017”; H.R.1913, the “Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act”; H.R.1927, the “African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017”; H.R.2053, the “Mining School Enhancement Act”; H.R.2156, the “Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act”; H.R.2370, the “Escambia County Land Conveyance Act”; H.R.2425, the “Public Lands Telecommunications Act”; H.R.2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017”; H.R.2937, the “Community Reclamation Partnerships Act”; H.R.2939, the “Water Rights Protection Act of 2017”; and S.249, To provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land.
Note: Continued from June 22.
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 10 a.m.
Place:1324 Longworth Bldg.
HR 1397 — A bill to authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land, and for other purposes.
HR 2937 — A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize partnerships between States and nongovernmental entities for the purpose of reclaiming and restoring land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining activities before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes.
S 249 — A bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and for other purposes.
HR 218 — King Cove Road Land Exchange Act
HR 1913 — A bill to establish the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in San Benito and Fresno Counties, California, to designate the Joaquin Rocks Wilderness in such counties, and for other purposes.
HR 2939 — A bill to prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, and for other purposes.
HR 1107 — Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act
HR 1541 — A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas, and for other purposes.
HR 1927 — A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish within the National Park Service the African American Civil Rights Network, and for other purposes.
HR 2425 — Public Lands Telecommunications Act
HR 2936 — A bill to expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on Tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes.
HR 954 — A bill to remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
HR 1731 — Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More (RECLAIM) Act
HR 1719 — John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
HR 2370 — Escambia County Land Conveyance Act
HR 2156 — Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act
HR 289 — Guides and Outfitters (GO) Act
HR 1306 — Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act
HR 2053 — Mining School Enhancement Act
HR 1399 — A bill to reduce temporarily the royalty required to be paid for sodium produced on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
HR 1404 — A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain land inholdings owned by the United States to the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona.
HR 597 — Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining Policy Impacts of Excessive Litigation Against the Department of the Interior.”
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 10 a.m.
Place: 1324 Longworth Bldg.
Witnesses: TBA

Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on several nominations including Jeffrey Clark to be an assistant attorney general for environment and natural resources
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 a.m.
Place: 226 Dirksen Bldg.
Witnesses: The nominees testify

House Science, Space and Technology Energy Subcommittee and Research and Technology Subcommittee joint hearing on “Material Science: Building the Future.”
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 10 a.m.
Place: 2318 Rayburn Bldg.
Witnesses:
Matthew Tirrell, deputy laboratory director for science and chief research officer at Argonne National Laboratory
Laurie Locascio, acting associate director for laboratory programs and director of the National Institute of Standard and Technology’s Material Measurement Laboratory
Adam Schwartz, director of Ames Laboratory
Fred Higgs, professor of mechanical engineering at Rice University

House Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee markup of the FY2018 Energy and Water Appropriations bill.
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Date: Wednesday, June 28, 11 a.m.
Place: 2362-B Rayburn Bldg.

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development hearing on the budget estimates and justification for FY2018 for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation.
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2:30 p.m.
Place:138 Dirksen Bldg.
Draft Bill — Fiscal 2018 Energy-Water Appropriations (Senate)
Witnesses:
Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, commanding general and chief of engineers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Douglas Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the assistant secretary of the Army for civil works

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hearing on “Examining Access to Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands.”
Date: Thursday, June 29, 10 a.m.
Place: 1324 Longworth Bldg.
Witnesses: TBA

House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection hearing on “Safeguarding Chemical Facilities from Terror Attacks.”
Note: No new date announced.
Date: Postponed: Thursday, June 29, 10 a.m.
Place: HVC-210, U.S. Capitol
Witnesses: TBA