Energy Hearings This Week

June 11 – House Natural Resources Committee FIELD hearing in Alpena, Michigan: Examining Effects of Mismanagement of the Cormorant in the Great Lakes Region. 

June 12 – Senate Energy Committee Oversight Hearing of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  All five FERC Commissioners will testify.

June 12 – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing: “ROUNDTABLE – Examining the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program.”

June 12 – Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee markup of FY19 Interior funding bill

June 12 – Senate CJS Appropriations Subcommittee markup of FY19 CJS Funding bill

June 13 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power: Hearings to examine S.3001, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and facilities of the Central Valley Project, H.R.132, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and appurtenances of the Arbuckle Project, Oklahoma, to the Arbuckle Master Conservancy District, and H.R.1967, to amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.

June 13 – Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight hearing to examine the Army Corps’ regulation of surplus water and the role of states’ rights.

June 14 – Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program (CFATS) – A Progress Report

June 14 – Senate Appropriations Committee markup of Interior and CJS Funding bills.

 

Energy Hearings This Week

House Committee on Appropriations Markup: FY 2019 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill
When: 05/22/2018 10:00 AM ET
Where: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Development, Regulation, and Competitiveness of Advanced Nuclear Energy Technologies
When: 05/22/2018 10:00 AM ET
Where: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development markup to consider an original bill entitled, “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019”.
When: 05/22/2018 02:30 PM ET
Where: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 House Committee on Appropriations Markup: FY 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
When: 05/23/2018 10:00 AM ET
Where: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Committee on Appropriations markup to consider an original bill entitled, “Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2019”, an original bill entitled, “Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019”, and to consider 302(b) subcommittee allocations of budget outlays and new budget authority allocated to the committee in H.Con.Res.71, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
When: 05/24/2018 10:30 AM ET
Where: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Energy Hearings This Week

House Committee on Appropriations  Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Markup: FY 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Date: May 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm EDT
Where:  2007 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Hearing: Using Technology to Address Climate Change
Date: May 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT
Witnesses:
Mr. Oren Cass: Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Mr. Ted Nordhaus: Executive Director, The Breakthrough Institute; Dr. Judith Curry: President, Climate Forecast Applications Network; Professor Emerita, Georgia Institute of Technology
Where: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Appropriations Markup: FY 2019 Energy and Water and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill
Date:  May 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT
Where: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources Markup: Full Committee to consider the following bills: – H.R. 224 (Rep. Don Young), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and for other purposes. “Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act”; – H.R. 857 (Rep. Paul Cook), To provide for conservation and enhanced recreation activities in the California Desert Conservation Area, and for other purposes. “California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act”; – H.R. 3045 (Rep. Luke Messer), To amend the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and for other purposes. “Eastern Legacy Extension Act”; – H.R. 3186 (Rep. Niki Tsongas), To establish an Every Kid Outdoors program, and for other purposes. “Every Kid Outdoors Act”; – H.R. 3916 (Rep. Ken Calvert), To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to vest in the Secretary of the Interior functions under that Act with respect to species of fish that spawn in fresh or estuarine waters and migrate to ocean waters, and species of fish that spawn in ocean waters and migrate to fresh waters. “Federally Integrated Species Health Act” or “FISH Act”; and – H.R. 4419 (Rep. Dan Newhouse), To facilitate and streamline the Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs processes for creating or expanding certain water projects, and for other purposes. “Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs Water Project Streamlining Act”.
Date:  May 16, 2018 @ 10:15 am EDT
Where: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: Legislation Addressing New Source Review Permitting Reform
Date:  May 16, 2018 @ 10:15 am EDT
Where: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Hearing: Federal Impediments to Commerce and Innovative Injurious Species Management
Date:  May 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT
here: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee  Hearing: “Legislative Hearing on S.2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.”
Date: May 17, 2018 @ 10:15 am EDT
Where: Room 406 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands Hearing: The Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: – H.R. 2365 (Rep. Paul Cook), To convey certain Federal land in California to Apple Valley, California, Twentynine Palms, California, Barstow, California, and Victorville, California. “Desert Community Lands Act.”; – H.R. 3777 (Rep. Mia Love), To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain National Forest System land containing the Nephi Work Center in Juab County, Utah, to Juab County. “Juab County Conveyance Act of 2017.”; – H.R. 4824 (Rep. John Curtis), To allow certain State permitting authority to encourage expansion of broadband service to rural communities, and for other purposes. “Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018.”; and – H.R. 5023 (Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton), To designate the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park comprised of certain National Park System lands, and by affiliation and cooperative agreements other historically significant resources, located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland, that were part of the Civil War defenses of Washington and related to the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, to study ways in which the Civil War history of both the North and South can be assembled, arrayed, and conveyed for the benefit of the public, and for other purposes. “Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act.”
Date:  May 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Where:  1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: H.R. 2278, the Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2017, and H.R. 2389, to reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project and for other purpose
Date:  May 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am EDT
Where:  2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

 

Energy Hearings This Week

May 7 – House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Markup: FY 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

May 8 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Full Committee Hearing to Examine Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid.  Witnesses The Honorable Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy; Mr. Charles R. Alexander Jr., Director, Contingency Operations and Homeland Security, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Mr. Christian Sobrino-Vega, President of the Government Development Bank and Chairman of the Board, of the Fiscal Agency & Financial Advisory Authority, Government of Puerto Rico; Mr. Walter Higgins, Chief Executive Officer, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority; Mr. Jos? H. Roman Morales PE, Comisionado Asociado-Presidente Interino, Comision de Energia de Puerto Rico; Mr. Rodrigo Masses, President, Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association

May 8 – House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: Sharing the Road: Policy Implications of Electric and Conventional Vehicles in the Years Ahead

May 9 – Senate Environment and Public Works Committee  Hearing: “Legislative Hearing on S.___, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.”

May 9 – House Foreign Affairs Committee mark up – H.R. 5105, BUILD Act of 2018 [PDF]; H.R. 5535, Energy Diplomacy Act of 2018 [PDF]

 

Energy Hearings This Week

April 24

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee – Hearing to Examine the President’s Budget Request for the U.S. Forest Service for Fiscal Year 2019

April 25

House Committee on Natural Resources: “The Weaponization of the National Environmental Policy Act and the Implications of Environmental Lawfare”

April 26

House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment:  FY19 EPA Budget Request.  EPA Administrator Pruitt testifies. 4/26, (10am)
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies FY19 EPA Budget Request.  EPA Administrator Pruitt testifies. 4/26,  (2p)

 

Energy Hearings This Week

April 17 – House Committee on Energy and Commerce  Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: Oversight of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the FY2019 Budget
Witnesses:
The Honorable Neil Chatterjee: Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; The Honorable Richard Glick: Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; The Honorable Cheryl A. LaFleur: Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; The Honorable Kevin J. McIntyre: Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; The Honorable Robert F. Powelson: Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

April 18 – House Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness Hearing: Fiscal Year 2019 Energy, Installations and Environment Budget Request
Witnesses:
The Honorable Lucian Niemeyer: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment, Department of Defense; Mr. Jordan Gillis: Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, Department of the Army; The Honorable Phyllis L. Bayer: Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment, Department of the Navy; The Honorable John W. Henderson: Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, Department of the Air Force

 April 19 – House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY 2019 – Member Day Hearing

 April 19 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing to Examine Rural Energy Challenges and Opportunities

 

Energy Related Hearings This Week

Senate Environment and Public Works  Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Hearing: “Cooperative Federalism Under the Clean Air Act: State Perspectives.”
Date: April 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY 2019 – Department of the Interior
Witnesses:  Olivia Barton Ferriter: Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget, Finance, Performance and Acquisition, Department of the Interior; Denise Flanagan: Director, Office of Budget, Department of the Interior; The Honorable Ryan Zinke: Secretary, Department of the Interior
Date: April 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing: “Legislative Hearing on S. 2602, the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies Act, or USE IT Act.”
Date: April 11, 2018 @ 10:15 am EDT

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Witness: Rear Admiral Lower Half Tim Gallaudet, PH.D. (Ret.):
Date: April 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am EDT

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing: Update on the Restoration of Puerto Rico’s Electric Infrastructure (Rescheduled)
Witnesses: Mr. Charles R. Alexander: Director, Contingency Operations and Homeland Security Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Mr. Jeffrey Byard: Associate Administrator, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency; Mr. Gene Shlatz: Director, Navigant Consulting; Mr. Carols D. Torres: Power Restoration Coordinator, Edison Electric Institute; The Honorable Bruce J. Walker: Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy
Date: April 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development: Hearing to Review the Dept. of Energy & NNSA Budget Requests for FY2019
Witnesses: The Honorable Rick Perry, Secretary U.S. Department of Energy; The Honorable Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration U.S. Department of Energy; The Honorable Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science U.S. Department of Energy
Date: April 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Hearing:”Reviewing the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.”
Date: April 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: The Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Energy Budget
Witness: The Honorable Rick Perry, Secretary U.S. Department of Energy
Date: April 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Hearing: Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Spending, Priorities and Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Four Power Marketing Administrations
Date: April 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm EDT

House Committee on Energy and Commerce  Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: High Octane Fuels and High Efficiency Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities
Date: April 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am EDT

Energy Hearings This Week

House Committee on Natural Resources – Hearing
https://www.bgov.com/events/BDMS264897205
Topic: Subcommittee on Federal Lands Hearing: The Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill: – H.R. 5210 (Rep. Michael K. Simpson), To establish the National Park Restoration Fund, and for other purposes.
Time: 03/20/2018, 2:00 PM
Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Energy and Commerce – Hearing
https://www.bgov.com/events/BDMS264915124
Topic: Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Energy and Commerce) and Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Energy and Commerce) Joint Hearing: Fiscal Year 2019 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Budget
Time: 03/20/2018, 10:15 AM
Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Full Committee Hearing to Examine the President’s Budget Request for the Department of Energy for Fiscal Year 2019
Time: 03/20/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold an oversight hearing titled “Preventing Abuses of Department of the Interior Taxpayer-Funded Grants.”
Time: 03/20/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY19 – National Nuclear Security Administration
Time: 03/20/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2362 – B Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Meeting: The Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans will hold an oversight hearing on “Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Spending, Priorities and Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation and the Four Power Marketing Administrations.”
Time: 03/21/2018, 2:00 PM
Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources – Markup
Time: 03/21/2018, 10:15 AM
Location: Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY19 – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Time: 03/21/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: H-309 U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee “Oversight of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.”
Time: 03/21/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: Room 406 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing to Examine the 2018 Western Water Supply Outlook and Bills Related to Water Infrastructure and Drought Resiliency
Time: 03/22/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Senate Armed Services Committee “Challenges in the Department of Energy’s Atomic Energy Defense Programs.”
Time: 03/22/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: Room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY 19 – Applied Energy
Time: 03/22/2018, 9:00 AM
Location: 2362 – B Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Hearing: Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for Nuclear Forces and Atomic Energy Defense Activities
Time: 03/22/2018, 9:00 AM
Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Energy Hearings This Week

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Full Committee Hearing to Examine the President’s Budget Request for the Department of the Interior for Fiscal Year 2019
Time: 03/13/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response
Time: 03/14/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing: Modernizing Export Controls: Protecting Cutting-Edge Technology and U.S. National Security
Time: 03/14/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Hearing: “Shining Light on the Federal Regulatory Process”
Time: 03/14/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY19 Budget Hearing – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation
Time: 03/14/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2362 – B Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee On Strategic Forces Hearing: “Department of Energy Atomic Energy Defense Activities and Programs.”
Time: 03/14/2018, 2:30 PM
Location: Room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building

House Committee on Natural Resources Hearing: The Committee on Natural Resources will hold an oversight hearing titled “Policy Priorities at the Department of the Interior and the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal.”
Time: 03/15/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Full Committee Hearing to Examine the President’s Budget Request for the U.S. Forest Service for Fiscal Year 2019
Time: 03/15/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: FY 2019 Budget Hearing – Department of Energy
Time: 03/15/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2362 – B Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Hearing: Oversight Hearing “Abandoned Hardrock Mines and the Role of Non-Governmental Entities.”
Time: 03/15/2018, 2:00 PM
Location: 1324 Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment Hearing: “An Examination of Federal Permitting Processes” (Rescheduled)
Time: 03/15/2018, 2:00 PM
Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

 

Energy Hearing This Week

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology – Hearing
Topic: Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: The Future of U.S. Fusion Energy Research
Time: 03/06/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform – Hearing
Topic: Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment Hearing: “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers”
Time: 03/06/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure – Hearing
Topic: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Hearing: Examining the Administration’s Infrastructure Proposal
Time: 03/06/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee – Hearing
Topic: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Full Committee Nomination Hearing
Time: 03/06/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

House Committee on Energy and Commerce – Hearing
Topic: Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: The Future of Transportation Fuels and Vehicles
Time: 03/07/2018, 10:15 AM
Location: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Natural Resources – Markup
Topic: House Committee on Natural Resources Markup: Full Committee
Time: 03/07/2018, 10:15 AM
Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure – Hearing
Topic: Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Hearing: Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Long-Term Funding for Highways and Transit Programs
Time: 03/07/2018, 10:00 AM
Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

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