January 27, 2012
Week of January 30 – February 3
* On Tuesday, January 31, the full committee will receive testimony on the U.S. and global energy outlook for 2012. The overflow room is SD-430. Witnesses include Dr. Howard Gruenspecht, acting administrator and deputy administrator, Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy; Ambassador Richard H. Jones, deputy executive director, International Energy Agency, Paris, France; Roger Diwan, partner and head of financial advisory, PFC Energy, Washington, DC; and Jim Burkhard, managing director, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Cambridge, MA. (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)
* On Thursday, February 2, the full committee will receive testimony on the final report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. Witnesses include The Honorable Lee Hamilton, co-chair, Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future; and Lieutenant General Brent Scowcraft, USAF, co-chair, Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future. (Dirksen 366 at 9:30 a.m.)
Democratic Committee Staff welcome the 27th Bevinetto Fellow from the National Park Service. Brenda Waters, an Idaho native who studied at Boise State University and the University of Idaho, worked at several national parks before connecting with our Committee. She was assistant chief for natural resources at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for four years, and Northern Rocky Mountain exotic plant management team liaison at Yellowstone National Park, where she assisted 15 National Park managers in a four-state area. Please give Brenda a warm welcome if you see her ‘round these halls.
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