Hearings and Business Meetings

July 2014
Date Title
7/29/14 Breaking the Logjam at BLM: Examining Ways to More Efficiently Process Permits for Energy Production on Federal Lands
7/24/14 Nomination of Deputy Secretary of Energy
7/23/14 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
7/22/14 Leveraging America's Natural Resources as a Revenue Generator and Job Creator
7/15/14 Wildfire Preparedness & Forest Service 2015 Fiscal Year Budget Files
7/7/14 Field Hearing: Outer Continental Shelf Production
June 2014
Date Title
6/25/14 SUBCOMITTEE HEARING: Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014 Files
6/19/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: How to harness a game-changing resource for export, domestic consumption, and transportation fuel
6/18/14 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business and pending nominations Files
6/3/14 SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act of 2014 (S.R. 2379)
May 2014
Date Title
5/20/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations
5/17/14 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project as an Economic Engine for the Region
5/13/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations
5/1/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Short on Gas: A look into the propane shortages this winter.
April 2014
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4/10/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Keeping the lights on — Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the US electric grid?
March 2014
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3/27/14 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending nominations
3/25/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Importing Energy, Exporting Jobs. Can it be Reversed?
February 2014
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2/27/14 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending legislation
2/13/14 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending nominations Files
2/12/14 ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Lessons from state efficiency and renewable programs
2/6/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending forestry legislation Files
2/4/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations Files
January 2014
Date Title
1/30/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: U.S. Crude Oil Exports: Opportunities and Challenges Files
1/28/14 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013 Files
1/16/14 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending nominations
December 2013
Date Title
12/19/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
12/17/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations Files
12/17/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending nominations
12/12/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations Files
November 2013
Date Title
11/21/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
11/20/13 PUBLIC LANDS, FORESTS, AND MINING SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Public Lands Bills
11/14/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending military land withdrawal bills Files
11/14/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations
11/7/13 Rescheduled: Recent Recommendations for the Columbia River Treaty Files
October 2013
Date Title
10/8/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To Consider Pending Nominations Files
10/1/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreement Files
September 2013
Date Title
9/19/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To examine wildlife management authority within the State of Alaska under the Alaska National Interest Lands Act and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
9/17/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending nominations Files
9/17/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
9/4/13 POSTPONED: PUBLIC LANDS, FORESTS, AND MINING SUBCOMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: The Future of Coal
August 2013
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8/1/13 FULL COMMITEE HEARING on the political status of Puerto Rico Files
July 2013
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7/31/13 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. National Parks Bills
7/30/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013 Files
7/30/13 PUBLIC LANDS, FORESTS, AND MINING SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Public Lands Bills
7/25/13 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITEE HEARING: To address aging water resource infrastructure in the United States
7/25/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Funding the National Park System for the Next Century Files
7/24/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider subcommittee assignments for Senator Baldwin
7/23/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider S. 1273, the FAIR Act of 2013 Files
7/18/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Clean Energy Financing Files
7/16/13 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the Bureau of Reclamation’s Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Files
7/16/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To explore the effects of ongoing changes in domestic oil production, refining and distribution on U.S. gasoline and fuel prices Files
7/11/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider S. 1237, the Omnibus Territories Act Files
June 2013
Date Title
6/25/13 ENERGY SUBCOMMITEE HEARING: To consider S. 1084, S. 717 and other pending energy efficiency legislation Files
6/25/13 FULL COMMITEE HEARING: Challenges and opportunities for improving forest management on federal lands Files
6/20/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Water Resource Issues in the Klamath River Basin Files
6/18/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
6/6/13 FULL COMMITEE HEARING: To review programs and activities of the Department of the Interior Files
6/4/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To explore ways to improve federal wildland fire management Files
May 2013
Date Title
5/23/13 FULL COMMITTEE FORUM: Shale Development: Best Practices and Environmental Concerns Files
5/21/13 FULL COMMITTEE FORUM: Domestic Supply and Exports Files
5/16/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
5/14/13 FULL COMMITTEE FORUM: Infrastructure, Transportation, Research and Innovation Files
5/8/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
5/7/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 Files
April 2013
Date Title
4/25/13 PUBLIC LANDS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Public Lands Bills
4/25/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Exploring the Effects of Drought on Energy and Water Management Files
4/23/13 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. National Parks Bills
4/23/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider energy efficiency and hydropower bills Files
4/18/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the president's proposed budget for the Department of Energy for fiscal year 2014 Files
4/18/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider the nomination of Dr. Ernest Moniz to be the Secretary of Energy Files
4/16/13 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Water Bills
4/16/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the president's proposed budget for the U.S. Forest Service for fiscal year 2014 Files
4/9/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the nomination of Dr. Ernest Moniz to be the Secretary of Energy Files
March 2013
Date Title
3/21/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider the nomination of Sally Jewell to be the Secretary of the Interior Files
3/19/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Keeping the Commitment to Rural Communities Files
3/14/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business
3/7/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the nomination of Sally Jewell to be the Secretary of the Interior Files
February 2013
Date Title
2/25/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business Files
2/12/13 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Opportunities and Challenges for Natural Gas Files
2/12/13 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business
September 2012
Date Title
9/19/12 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Miscellaneous Water Bills
9/12/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Nuclear Waste Bill
August 2012
Date Title
8/17/12 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: Climate Change and Intermountain West
8/15/12 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: Colorado Wildfires
8/6/12 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: Gasoline prices in Vermont
July 2012
Date Title
7/31/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Rural Water Projects
7/25/12 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Water Efficiency and Energy Impacts
7/24/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Natural Gas and Transportation
7/17/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Cyber Security and the Grid
7/12/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Oil Well Remediation in Alaska
June 2012
Date Title
6/28/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Financing Efficient Buildings
6/27/12 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. National Parks Bills
6/19/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies
6/14/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: China and Clean Energy
May 2012
Date Title
5/22/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: The AEIC Report on the Government's Role in Energy Innovation
5/17/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: The Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012
5/10/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: The Helium Stewardship Act of 2012
April 2012
Date Title
4/26/12 BUSINESS MEETING: To Consider Pending Nominations.
4/26/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Weather-Related Electrical Outages
4/19/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Impacts of Rising Sea Levels on Domestic Infrastructures
March 2012
Date Title
3/29/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Current & Near-Term Gasoline Prices, Trends
3/22/12 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Public Lands Bills
3/20/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Sieminski, Burke, Clark, Norris Nominations
3/13/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Allison Report on DOE Loan Guarantee Program
3/12/12 SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER FIELD HEARING: U.S. Navy Energy and Water Policies
3/7/12 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. National Parks Bills
3/6/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: FY13 Forest Service Budget Request
February 2012
Date Title
2/28/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: FY13 Department of the Interior Budget Request
2/16/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: FY13 Department of Energy Budget Request
2/9/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To receive testimony on H.R. 1904, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011, and the text of S. 409, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2009, as reported by the Committee during the 111th Congress (HEARING ROOM SD-366)
2/2/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To receive testimony on the final report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future (HEARING ROOM SD-366).
January 2012
Date Title
1/31/12 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To receive testimony on the U.S. and global energy outlook for 2012 (Overflow RoomSD-430)
December 2011
Date Title
12/15/11 BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending calendar business (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/8/11 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMMITTEE HEARING: To hear testimony on opportunities and challenges to address domestic and global water supply issues (HEARING ROOM SD-366).
12/8/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To consider the nomination of Arunava Majumdar, to be Under Secretary of Energy (HEARING ROOM SD-366).
November 2011
Date Title
11/17/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: Consolidation of OSM and BLM.
11/15/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the Department of Energy’s Quadrennial Technology Review (QTR) and two bills pending before the Committee: S.1703 and S.1807 (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/14/11 FIELD HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: To examine Marcellus Shale Gas development and production in West Virginia. (7th Floor Courtroom of the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse, 300 Virginia Street, East Charleston WV, 25301)
11/10/11 BUSINESS MEETING: To consider pending calendar business (HEARING ROOM SD-366).
11/8/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider market developments for US natural gas, including the approval process and potential for liquefied natural gas exports (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/5/11 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: To examine issues affecting management of archaeological, cultural, and historic resources at Mesa Verde National Park and other units of the National Park System (CCC Recreation Hall, Mile Post 19, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado).
October 2011
Date Title
10/20/11 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: To examine shale gas production and water resources in the Eastern United States (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/19/11 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: To receive testimony on the following bills: S. 544, S. 1083, S. 1084, S. 1303, S. 1325, S. 1347, S. 1421, S. 1478, S. 1537 (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/18/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To examine the status of response capability and readiness for oil spills in foreign Outer Continental Shelf waters adjacent to US waters (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/4/11 To receive testimony on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board’s Shale Gas Production Subcommittee’s 90-day report (Hearing Room SD-366) (OVERFLOW ROOM SD-628).
September 2011
Date Title
9/21/11 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to consider a recently released report by the National Park Service: A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement (Hearing Room SD-366).
9/15/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nominations of Gregory H. Woods, to be General Counsel, Department of Energy, David T. Danielson, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy), Department of Energy, and LaDoris G. Harris, to be Director for the Office of Min
August 2011
Date Title
8/3/11 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1024, S. 1090, S. 1144, S. 1149, S. 1344 (Hearing Room SD-366).
July 2011
Date Title
7/28/11 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills : S. 264, S. 265, S. 324, S. 764, S. 864, S. 883, S. 888, S. 925, S. 970, S. 1063, S. 1134 (Hearing Room SD-366).
7/28/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nominations of Charles McConnell, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy) and Rebecca Wodder, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks (Hearing Room SD-366).
7/21/11 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider S. 916, the Oil and Gas Facilitation Act of 2011, and S. 917, the Outer Continental Shelf Reform Act of 2011 (Hearing Room SD-366) (Overflow Room SR-328A). Agenda Items: S. 512, S. 916, S. 917.
7/19/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the recent report of the MIT Energy Initiative entitled “The Future of Natural Gas.” (Hearing Room SD-366).
7/14/11 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)(OVERFLOW ROOM SD-406).
7/12/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 1160, the Department of Energy Administrative Improvement Act of 2011; S. 1108, the 10 Million Solar Roofs Act of 2011; and S. 1142, the Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011 (Hearing Room SD-366).
June 2011
Date Title
6/23/11 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to hear testimony on eight items: S. 500, the South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act; S. 715, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act; S. 802, the Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 2011; S. 997, the East Bench Irrigation District Water
6/16/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to review S. 343, a bill to amend Title I of PL 99-658 regarding the Compact of Free Association between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Palau, to approve the results of the 15-year review of the Compact, including the Agreement Between th
6/14/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the wildfire management programs of the Federal land management agencies (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM SH-216.
6/9/11 SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY HEARING: to receive testimony on critical minerals and materials legislation, including S. 383, S.421, and S.1113 (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/9/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on bills to promote energy efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles as described in S. 963, S. 1000, and S. 1001 (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM SH-216.
6/7/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 512, the Nuclear Power 2021 Act; S. 937, the American Alternative Fuels Act of 2011; and S. 1067, a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to r
May 2011
Date Title
5/26/11 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/25/11 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 233, S. 268 S. 375, S. 714, and S. 730 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/19/11 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to hear testimony on S. 201, S. 333, S. 334, S. 419, S. 499, S. 519 and S. 808 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/19/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on policies to reduce oil consumption through the promotion of advanced vehicle technologies and accelerated deployment of electric-drive vehicles, as proposed in S. 734 and S. 948 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/18/11 SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 220, S. 270, S. 271, S. 278, S. 292, S. 322, S. 382, S. 427, S. 526, S. 566, S. 590, S. 607, S. 617, S. 683, S. 684, S. 667, S. 729, S. 766, S. 896, and S. 897 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/17/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to hear testimony on the following bills related to oil and gas development: S. 516, S. 843, S. 916, S. 917 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/12/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on carbon capture and sequestration legislation, including S. 699 and S. 757 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/11/11 SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 114, S. 127, S. 140, S. 161, S. 177, S. 247, S. 279, S. 302, S. 313, S. 323, S. 403, S. 404, S. 508, S. 535, S. 564, S. 599, S. 713, S. 765, S. 779, S. 849, S. 858 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/10/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on new developments in upstream oil and gas technologies (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/5/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on a joint staff Discussion Draft pertaining to cyber security of the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure and for other purposes (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/3/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the proposal for a Clean Energy Deployment Administration as contained in Title I, Subtitle A of the American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009. (S. 1462 of the 111th Congress) (Hearing Room SD-366).
April 2011
Date Title
4/27/11 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: to receive testimony on the current drought conditions affecting New Mexico and the status of reports to be issued pursuant to Sections 9503 and 9506 of the SECURE Water Act regarding a review of the current scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on w
4/14/11 POSTPONED - FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to review S. 343 (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/12/11 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation, and the nomination of Peter B. Lyons, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy) (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/7/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to review Department of Energy biofuel programs and biofuel infrastructure issues, and to consider S. 187, the Biofuels Market Expansion Act of 2011 (Hearing Room SD-366).
March 2011
Date Title
3/31/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to hear testimony on S. 629, S. 630, and Title I, subtitle D of the American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/30/11 SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS HEARING: to consider the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 proposed budget for the National Park Service (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/29/11 FULL COMMITTEE MEMBER MEETING: to provide an update on the recent events at the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex due to the earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011 (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM, SD-562.
3/17/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to examine current global investment trends in clean energy technologies and the impact of domestic policies on that investment (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/10/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S.398, a bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to improve energy efficiency of certain appliances and equipment, and for other purposes, and S.395, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/8/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nomination of Peter B. Lyons, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy) (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/3/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 proposed budget for the USDA Forest Service (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/2/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 proposed budget for the Department of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366).
February 2011
Date Title
2/21/11 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: to receive testimony regarding recent natural gas service disruptions in New Mexico and the reliability of regional energy infrastructure (Albuquerque, New Mexico).
2/16/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the U.S. Department of Energy’s budget for fiscal year 2012 (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM, SR-325.
2/16/11 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to approve subcommittee assignments, revise its recusal policy for executive nominees, and approve its funding resolution for the 112th Congress. (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/3/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the Energy and Oil Market Outlook for the 112th Congress (Hearing Room SH-216).
2/1/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the American Medical Isotopes Production Act of 2011(Hearing Room SD-366).
January 2011
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1/26/11 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to review the report and recommendations, including any recommendations for legislative action, issued by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling (SR-325).
September 2010
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9/30/10 SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY HEARING: to examine the role of strategic minerals in clean energy technologies and other applications as well as legislation to address the issue, including S. 3521 the “Rare Earths Supply Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2010” (Hearing Room SD-366).
9/29/10 NATIONAL PARKS, and the PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEES HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 3261; S. 3283; S. 3291; S. 3524 and H.R. 4438; S. 3565; S. 3612; S. 3616; S. 3744; S. 3778 and H.R. 4773; S. 3820; S. 3822; and H.R. 1858 (Hearing Room SD-366).
9/29/10 SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY HEARING: to receive testimony on the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) and National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) (Hearing Room SD-366).
9/23/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee Program and its effectiveness in spurring the near-term deployment of clean energy technology (Hearing Room SD-366).
August 2010
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8/5/10 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
July 2010
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7/22/10 RECONVENING OF FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
7/21/10 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
7/14/10 SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER POWER HEARING: to examine the Federal response to the discovery of the aquatic invasive species Asian carp in Lake Calumet, Illinois (Hearing Room SD-366).
June 2010
Date Title
6/30/10 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 3452, a bill to designate the Valles Caldera National Preserve as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes (Hearing Room SD-366). This hearing was previously announced for July 1, at 9:30 a.m.,
6/30/10 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider S. 3516, a bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to reform the management of energy and mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes (Hearing Room SD-366). This business meeting is open to the public and the pr
6/24/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to hear testimony on the following bills: S. 3497, a bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require leases entered into under that Act to include a plan that describes the means and timeline for containment and termination of an ongoing discharge of oil, and Files
6/22/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on policies to reduce oil consumption through the promotion of accelerated deployment of electric-drive vehicles, as proposed in S. 3495, the Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010 (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/17/10 POSTPONED: NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to examine the future of the National Park System and to consider the recommendations of the National Parks Second Century Commission in its report “Advancing the National Park Idea” (Hearing Room SD- 366).
6/16/10 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 3294; S. 3310; and S. 3313 (Hearing Room SD- 366).
6/16/10 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/15/10 SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY HEARING: The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 3460; S. 3396; S. 3251; S. 679; S. 3233; S. 2900 (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/9/10 WATER & POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 2891; S. 2779/H.R.3671; S. 3387; S.3404; H.R. 4252 (Hearing Room SD- 366).
6/9/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on issues related to the Department of the Interior’s May 27th report: Increased Safety Measures for Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf, including oversight of recent actions recommended by the Department to address the safety of offshore
6/4/10 PUBLIC LANDS & FORESTS FIELD HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 2895, to restore forest landscapes, protect old growth forests, and manage national forests in the eastside forests of the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. The hearing will be held in the Barnes Room of the Deschutes Public S
May 2010
Date Title
5/25/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the liability and financial responsibility issues related to offshore oil production, including the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico, including S. 3346,a bill to increase the civil and criminal penalties on liability under the Outer Con
5/20/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 2921, to provide for the conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and development of renewable energy in the California Desert Conservation Area, to require the Secretary of the Interior to designate certain offices to serve as Renewable Ene
5/19/10 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 349, S. 1596, S. 1651, S. 1750, S. 1801, S. 1802 and H.R. 685, S. 2953 and H.R. 3388, S. 2976, S. 3159 and H.R. 4395, S. 3168, and S. 3303 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/19/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the proposed Constitution of the U.S. Virgin Islands; S. 2941; H.R. 3940; and H.R. 2499 (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM, SD-628.
5/18/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony from the Administration on issues related to offshore oil and gas exploration including the accident involving the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico (SR-325). OVERFLOW ROOM, SD-366.
5/11/10 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to review current issues related to offshore oil and gas development (SR-325). OVERFLOW ROOM, SD-366.
5/6/10 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider cleared legislative agenda items, and the nominations of Philip D. Moeller and Cheryl A. LaFleur, to be Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (SD-366).
5/5/10 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE: to review the National Park Service’s implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Hearing Room SD-366).
April 2010
Date Title
4/29/10 RESCHEDULED: FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider the nomination of Jeffrey Lane to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs).
4/28/10 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1241, S. 1571and H.R. 1043, S. 2762, S. 3075, S. 3185 and H.R. 86 (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/27/10 WATER & POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 745/H.R. 2265, S. 1138/H.R. 2442, S. 1573/H.R. 2741, S. 3099, S. 3100, H.R. 325, H.R. 637, H.R. 1120, H.R. 1393, and H.R. 2522 (Hearing Room SD- 366).
4/27/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nominations of Philip D. Moeller and Cheryl A. LaFleur, to be Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/21/10 RESCHEDULED: PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1546, S. 2798, S. 2830, S. 2963 (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/20/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on carbon capture and sequestration legislation, including S. 1856, S.1134, and other draft legislative text (Hearing Room SD-366).
March 2010
Date Title
3/17/10 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 553, S.1017, S.1018, S. 1537, S.1629, S. 2892, S. 2933, S. 2951, and H.R. 3804 (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/17/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nomination of Jeffrey Lane, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/16/10 RESCHEDULED: WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the Bureau of Reclamation’s implementation of the SECURE Water Act, (Title 9501 of P.L. 111-11) and the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART program which includes the WaterSMART Grant Program, the Basin Study Program and the T
3/11/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: to review legislative proposals designed to create jobs related to energy efficiency, including a Majority Staff Draft on energy efficient building retrofits (Hearing Room SD-366) OVERFLOW ROOM SD-538.
3/10/10 SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 2895, S.2907, S. 2966 and H.R. 4474, S.2791 and H.R.3759 (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/10/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: to receive testimony on S. 1696, the Green Gaming Act of 2009; S. 2908, the Water Heater Rating Improvement Act of 2009; S. 3059, the National Energy Efficiency Enhancement Act of 2010; S.3054, a bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish e
3/9/10 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to examine financial transmission rights and other electricity market mechanisms (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/4/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to examine the Department of Energy’s implementation of programs authorized and funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/3/10 RESCHEDULED BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/3/10 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2011 for the Department of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366).
February 2010
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2/25/10 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: to examine the science and policy behind the Federal framework and non-Federal efforts to prevent introduction of the aquatic invasive Asian carp into the Great Lakes (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/24/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: to consider the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2011 for the Forest Service (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/15/10 FULL COMMITTEE FIELD HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 1689, the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Wilderness Act.
2/11/10 POSTPONED - FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee Program (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/10/10 POSTPONED - FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2011 for the Department of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/4/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the U.S. Department of Energy’s budget for fiscal year 2011 (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/2/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
January 2010
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1/21/10 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the research, development, priorities and imperatives needed to meet the medium and long term challenges associated with climate change (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM is SR-188. Files
December 2009
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12/17/09 PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1470, S. 1719, S. 1787, H.R. 762 and H.R. 934 (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/16/09 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending legislation ( Hearing Room SD-366).
12/15/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on S. 2052, a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to reduce manufacturing and construction costs relating to nuclear reactors, and for other purpo
12/10/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the role of grid-scale energy storage in meeting our energy and climate goals (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/8/09 ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: H.R. 957, H.R. 2729, H.R. 3165, H.R. 3246, H.R. 3585, S. 737, S. 1617, S. 2744 and S. 2773 (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/3/09 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 760, S. 1838, S. 2097, S. 2722, S. 2726, S. 2738, H.R. 1849, and H.R. 3689 (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/3/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on H.R. 3276, the American Medical Isotopes Production Act of 2009 (Hearing Room SD-366).
12/2/09 RESCHEDULED FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on policy options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (Hearing Room SD-366).
November 2009
Date Title
11/19/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on environmental stewardship policies related to offshore energy production (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/18/09 RESCHEDULED HEARING: Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing: to receive testimony on managing Federal forests in response to climate change (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/17/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to explore the international aspects of global climate change (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/5/09 WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S.1757, S. 1758, and S. 1759 (Hearing Room SD-366).
11/4/09 NATIONAL PARKS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1369, S. 1405, S. 1413, S. 1767 and H.R. 1121, S. Res. 275, H.R. 1287, H.R. 2802, and H.R. 3113 (Hearing Room SD-366).
October 2009
Date Title
10/29/09 Subcommittee Hearing on Public Lands and Forests: to receive testimony on S.555, S.607, S.721, S.1122, S.1328, and S.1442, H.R. 129 (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/28/09 TIME CHANGE FOR SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS HEARING: to receive testimony on the current and expected impacts of climate change on units of the National Park System (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/28/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the role of natural gas in mitigating climate change (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM SR-328A.
10/21/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the costs and benefits for energy consumers and energy prices associated with the allocation of greenhouse gas emission allowances(Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM is SD-538.
10/14/09 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/14/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on energy and related economic effects of global climate change legislation (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM, SD-628.
10/8/09 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing: to receive testimony on S.522, S.865 and H.R. 1442, S.881, S.940, S.1272, and S.1689 (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/8/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: to consider the nominations of Marcia K. McNutt, to be Director of the United States Geological Survey, and Arun Majumdar, to be Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Department of Energy (Hearing Room SD-366).
10/8/09 FULL COMMITTEE BUSINESS MEETING: to consider pending nominations ( Hearing Room SD-366).
10/1/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on energy and related economic effects of global climate change legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
September 2009
Date Title
9/17/09 FULL COMMITTEE HEARING POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE . Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on energy and related economic effects of global climate change legislation (Hearing Room SD-366). This hearing notice will be updated when a new date and time are announced.
9/15/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366). OVERFLOW ROOM SD-628
9/15/09 Full Committee Hearing: to explore potential costs and price volatility in the energy sector as a result of a greenhouse gas trading program (Hearing Room SD-366)
August 2009
Date Title
8/24/09 National Park Sub-Committee Field Hearing: to consider climate change impacts on national parks in Colorado and related management activities (Estes Park, Colorado)
8/22/09 Full Committee Field Hearing (Chena Hot Springs, Alaska) Files
8/6/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366)
8/4/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations and legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
July 2009
Date Title
7/28/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room-SD-366)
7/28/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/23/09 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on S.637, S.789, S.1080 and S.1453 (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/22/09 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on the following bills S. 635, S. 715, S. 742, S. 1270, S.1418 and H.R. 2330, and H.R. 2430 (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/21/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider the preparedness of Federal land management agencies for the 2009 wildfire season (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/15/09 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on S.227, S.625, S.853, S.1053, S.1117, S.1168, H.R 1694 and H.R 714 (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/14/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on S.796 and S.140 (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/9/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366)
June 2009
Date Title
6/17/09 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on S. 409, S. 782, S. 874, S. 1139 and S. 1140 (Hearing Room SD-366). PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE
6/17/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/16/09 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on the National Park Service's FY10 budget and proposed expenditures under the Recovery Act (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/16/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/11/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/9/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations and continue marking-up pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/4/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation on a renewable electricity standard and building efficiency (Hearing Room SD-366).
6/2/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
May 2009
Date Title
5/21/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation on a renewable electricity standard and building efficiency (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/19/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation on nuclear waste management, cyber security, and S. 967 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/14/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/14/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on S. 1013 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/13/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations and pending energy legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/12/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on S. 967 and S. 283 (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/7/09 Energy Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on net metering and distributed generation (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/7/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on a Joint Staff draft related to cyber security and critical electricity infrastructure (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/6/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider legislation on the siting of interstate electric transmission facilities, energy finance, and nuclear energy (Hearing Room SD-366).
5/5/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
April 2009
Date Title
4/30/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending nominations and legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/28/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony regarding legislation to improve the availability of financing for deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency technologies (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/23/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider pending nominations (Hearing Room SD-366).
4/22/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on energy efficiency resource standards (Hearing Room SD-366).
March 2009
Date Title
3/31/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending legislation and the nomination of Thomas L. Strickland, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/26/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation to strengthen American manufacturing through improved industrial energy efficiency (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/25/09 Energy Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on draft legislation to improve energy market transparency and regulation (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/24/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider the nomination of Thomas Strickland, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/19/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on the Appliance Standards Improvement Act of 2009 (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/18/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on nuclear energy development (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/18/09 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider the nomination of David J. Hayes, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/17/09 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: on energy development on public lands and the outer Continental Shelf (Hearing Room SD-366). Overflow Room will be in SR-253.
3/12/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider the nomination of David Hayes to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/12/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation regarding electricity transmission lines (Hearing Room SD-366). Overflow Room will be in SD-406.
3/10/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending water resources legislation (Hearing Room SD-366).
3/5/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony regarding draft legislative proposals on energy research and development (SH-216). PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE.
3/3/09 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: to receive testimony on the process of smart grid initiatives and technologies (SD-106). PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE.
February 2009
Date Title
2/26/09 Full Committee Hearing: to provide recommendations for reducing energy consumption in buildings (Hearing Room SD-366). PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE.
2/12/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on the current state of the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program (Hearing Room SD-366). Overflow Room SR-418.
2/11/09 Full Committee Business Meeting (Hearing Room SD-366).
2/10/09 Full Committee Hearing: receive testimony on a majority staff draft for a Renewable Electricity Standard proposal (Hearing Room SD-366).
January 2009
Date Title
1/15/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider the nomination of Ken Salazar to be Secretary of the Interior (ROOM CHANGED TO SD-G50)
1/13/09 Full Committee Hearing: to consider the nomination of Steven Chu to be Secretary of Energy (ROOM CHANGED TO SD-106)
1/8/09 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on current energy security challenges (Hearing Room SD-366)
December 2008
Date Title
12/10/08 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony regarding investments in clean energy and natural resources projects and programs to create green jobs and to stimulate the economy (SD-366).
September 2008
Date Title
9/23/08 Full Committee Hearing: to examine why diesel fuel prices have been so high, and what can be done to address the situation (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/16/08 Energy Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on recent analyses of the role of speculative investment in energy markets (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/16/08 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on the current state of vehicles powered by the electric grid and the prospects for wider deployment in the near future (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/12/08 Summit to consider how to achieve a more secure, reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy future for the American people. (SDG-50)
9/11/08 Full Committee Business Meeting: to consider pending legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
July 2008
Date Title
7/31/08 Full Committee Hearing: to conduct oversight on the state of the nation’s transmission grid, as well as the implementation of the 2005 Energy Policy Act transmission provisions, including reliability, siting and infrastructure investment (SD-366)
7/30/08 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
7/24/08 Full Committee Hearing: to discuss current policy related to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve HAS BEEN CANCELED
7/23/08 Full Committee Hearing: to review the status of existing federal programs targeted at reducing gasoline demand in the near term and to discuss additional proposals for near term gasoline demand reductions (SD-366)
7/21/08 Subcommittee on National Parks FIELD hearing: to receive testimony regarding the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory of all species within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Asheville, North Carolina)
7/17/08 Oil Prices Workshop: to examine why today’s gasoline and diesel prices, and tomorrow’s home heating fuel prices, are/will be so high, and what can be done about it
7/16/08 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing: To receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
7/15/08 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
7/9/08 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
7/8/08 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
7/2/08 Full Committee FIELD Hearing: to consider the value and examine the progress of electricity generation from concentrating solar power
June 2008
Date Title
6/25/08 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on the challenges to meeting future energy needs and to developing the technologies for meeting increased global energy demand in the context of the need to address global climate change (SD-366)
6/18/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: to consider the preparedness of Federal land management agencies for the 2008 wildfire season (SD-366)
6/17/08 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on pending legislation (SD-366)
6/17/08 Full Committee Hearing: to examine the challenges and regional solutions to developing transmission for renewable electricity resources (SD 366)
6/12/08 Full Committee Hearing: to receive testimony on the relationship between US renewable fuels policy and food prices (SD-366)
6/5/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: To receive testimony regarding off-highway vehicle management on public lands (SD-366)
May 2008
Date Title
5/27/08 Subcommittee on Water and Power SIOUX FALLS, SD Field Hearing: to receive testimony on the Bureau of Reclamation’s implementation of the Rural Water Supply Act of 2006, and the status of implementation of authorized rural water projects in the Great Plains Region Files
5/20/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: To receive testimony on Energy and Related Economic Effects of Global Climate Change Legislation (SD-366)
5/20/08 Full Committee Hearing: To formally receive the Territorial Energy Assessment as updated pursuant to EPACT 05 (SD-366) ***THIS HEARING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***
5/15/08 ***PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE***Full Committee Oversight Hearing: To receive testimony on development of oil shale resources (SD-366)
5/13/08 Full Committee Hearing: To examine the impacts of climate change on the reliability, security, economics and design of critical energy infrastructure in coastal regions (SD-366)
5/7/08 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Business Meeting: To consider pending legislation and nominations (SD-366)
5/1/08 Full Committee Hearing: To receive testimony on the military build-up on Guam, and the impact on the civilian community, planning, and response (SD-366)
5/1/08 Full Committee Hearing: to examine the adequacy of state and federal regulatory structures for governing electric utility holding companies (SD-366)
April 2008
Date Title
4/30/08 Full Committee Hearing: To consider nominations (SD-366)
4/24/08 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (SD 366)
4/23/08 Subcommittee on National Parks Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (SD 366)
4/22/08 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (SD 366)
4/17/08 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: To receive testimony on the increasing number of issues associated with aging water resource infrastructure that is operated and maintained, or owned, by the United States Bureau of Reclamation (SD-366)
4/15/08 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (SD-366)
4/15/08 POSTPONED: Full Committee Hearing: To consider S. 2438, a bill to repeal certain provisions of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (SD-366).
4/9/08 Subcommittee on National Parks Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
4/8/08 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: To receive testimony on current legislation (SD-366)
4/3/08 Full Committee Hearing: To examine the influence of non-commercial, institutional investors on the price of oil (Hearing Room SD-366)
4/1/08 Full Committee Hearing: To consider S. 2593, a bill to establish a program at the Forest Service and the Department of the Interior to carry out collaborative ecological restoration treatments for priority forest landscapes on public land, and for other purposes (Hearing Room SD-366)
March 2008
Date Title
3/26/08 Subcommittee on Energy Oversight Field Hearing: To receive testimony on the challenges associated with rapid deployment of large-scale carbon capture and storage technologies.
3/13/08 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing: To receive testimony regarding old-growth forest science, policy and management in the Pacific Northwest region (SD-366)
3/12/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: Hardrock Mining: Issues Relating to Abandoned Mine Lands and Uranium Mining (Hearing Room SD-366)
3/5/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on recent amendments to the Russian Suspension Agreement (Hearing Room SD-366)
3/5/08 POSTPONED: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Business Meeting (Hearing Room SD-366)
3/4/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: EIA's Revised Energy Outlook (Hearing Room SD-366)
February 2008
Date Title
2/28/08 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/28/08 Full Committee Hearing: Impact of increased minimum wages on the economies of American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Hearing Room SD-366) Files
2/27/08 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/27/08 Full Committee Nomination Hearing: J. Gregory Copeland, of Texas, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/26/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: To receive testimony on U.S. oil inventory policies, including the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Policies (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/14/08 Full Committee Hearing: President's fiscal year 2009 budget request for the USDA Forest Service (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/13/08 Full Committee Hearing: President's fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of the Interior (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/7/08 Full Committee Oversight Hearing: To receive testimony on the energy market effects of the recently-passed renewable fuel standard (Hearing Room SD-366)
2/6/08 Full Committee Hearing: U.S. Department of Energy's budget for fiscal year 2009 (Hearing Room SD-366 and Overflow Room SD-562)
January 2008
Date Title
1/31/08 Full Committee Hearing: To receive testimony on carbon capture, transportation, and sequestration and related bills, S.2323 and S.2144 (Hearing Room SD-366 and Overflow Room SR-253)
1/30/08 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Business Meeting (Hearing Room SD-366)
1/24/08 Full Committee Hearing: Oversight hearing to receive testimony on Reform of the Mining Law of 1872 (Hearing Room SD-366)
December 2007
Date Title
12/18/07 Full Committee Hearing: To consider the nomination of Jon Wellinghoff, of Nevada, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, for the term expiring June 30, 2013 (Hearing Room SD-366)
12/13/07 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: To receive testimony regarding forest restoration and hazardous fuels reduction efforts in the forests of Oregon and Washington (Hearing Room SD-366)
12/13/07 **POSTPONED**Full Committee Hearing: To receive testimony on Reform of the Mining Law of 1872 (Hearing Room SD-366)
12/11/07 Full Committee Hearing: To receive testimony on S. 2156 (SECURE Water Act) (Hearing Room SD-366)
12/11/07 Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security: To examine the role of speculation in recent record crude oil prices (Hearing Room SH-216)
November 2007
Date Title
11/15/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
11/14/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (Hearing Room SD-366)
11/13/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Hearing Room SD-366)
11/8/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
11/6/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on The Domestic Energy Industry (Hearing Room SD-366)
October 2007
Date Title
10/11/07 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: To consider the major environmental threats to the Great Basin in the 21st century (Las Vegas, Nevada)
September 2007
Date Title
9/27/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/27/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Hard-Rock Mining on Federal Lands (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/26/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on S.1543, A Bill to Establish a National Geothermal Initiative (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/25/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation Affecting The Republic of the Marshall Islands (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/24/07 Full Committee Hearing: To consider scientific assessments of the impacts of global climate change on wildfire activity in the United States (Hearing Room SD-366 and Overflow Room SDG-11)
9/20/07 **Revised** Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
9/12/07 Full Committee Hearing: Energy Efficient Lighting for a Brighter Tomorrow Act (Hearing Room SD-366 and Overflow Room SD-406)
9/11/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
August 2007
Date Title
8/14/07 Full Committee Hearing: Rural Water Supply Act of 2006 and Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Supply Project (Clovis, New Mexico)
8/7/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Oversight Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Reducing Barriers to Growth of Emerging Energy Technologies (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
8/2/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on S.1253, a bill to establish a fund for the National Park Centennial Challenge (Hearing Room SD-366)
8/1/07 Subcommittee on Water and Power: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
8/1/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Oversight Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Recent Advances in Clean Coal Technology (Hearing Room SD-366)
July 2007
Date Title
7/31/07 Full Committee Conference- Accelerated Biofuels Diversity (U.S. Capitol S-207)
7/31/07 Subcommittee on Energy: To Receive Testimony on Renewable Fuels Infrastructure (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/26/07 Subcommittee on Water and Power: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/25/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Business Meeting (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/19/07 Full Committee Hearing: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/12/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
7/12/07 Full Committee Hearing: Nominations for Under Secretary of Energy, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Director of the Bureau of Land Management, and Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
June 2007
Date Title
6/27/07 Full Committee Hearing: S. 1171 (Hearing Room SD-366)
6/26/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Oversight Hearing: Wildfire Management (Hearing Room SD-366)
6/7/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Oversight Hearing: Opportunities, Issues, and Implementation of Section 388 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Hearing Room SD-366)
6/6/07 Subcommittee on Water and Power: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
May 2007
Date Title
5/30/07 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: Current Legislation (Medford, Oregon)
5/24/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Oversight Hearing on Coal Gasification: Opportunities and Challenges (Hearing Room SD-366)
5/23/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Business Meeting (Hearing Room SD-366)
5/22/07 Subcommittee on Energy: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (Hearing Room SD-366)
5/15/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (SD-366)
5/15/07 Full Committee Hearing: Short-Term Energy Outlook Summer 2007: Oil and Gasoline (SD-366)
5/10/07 Full Committee Hearing: Federal Regulatory Commission and Department of Interior Nominations (SD-366)
5/3/07 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (SD-366)
5/3/07 Subcommittee on Water and Power: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (SD-366)
5/2/07 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Business Meeting (SD-366)
5/1/07 **POSTPONED**Subcommittee on Energy: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation (SD-366)
April 2007
Date Title
4/26/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation
4/25/07 Subcommittee on Water and Power: To Receive Testimony on Current Legislation
4/23/07 Full Committee Hearing: The Energy Efficiency Promotion Act
4/16/07 Full Committee Hearing on Carbon Sequestration
4/12/07 Full Committee Hearing: S. 987
March 2007
Date Title
3/26/07 Full Committee Roundtable: European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme
3/22/07 Full Committee Hearing: Future of Coal
3/20/07 Subcommittee on National Parks: Current Legislation
3/20/07 Full committee Hearing: Nomination of Steven Jeffrey Isakowitz
3/7/07 Full Committee Hearing: Advanced Energy Technologies
3/1/07 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests: S.380
3/1/07 Full Committee Hearing: EIA Annual Energy Outlook
February 2007
Date Title
2/28/07 Full committee Hearing: USDA Forest Service Budget
2/15/07 Full Committee Hearing: Proposed Budget for FY 2008 for the Department of the Interior
2/13/07 Full Committee Hearing: Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change
2/12/07 Subcommittee on Energy: Energy Efficiency Programs
2/8/07 Full Committee Hearing: Conditions in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
2/7/07 Full Committee Hearing: Proposed Budget for FY 2008 for the Department of Energy
2/1/07 Full Committee Conference- Accelerated Biofuels Diversity
January 2007
Date Title
1/31/07 Business Meeting
1/30/07 Full Committee Hearing: Transportation Sector Fuel Efficiency
1/30/07 Full Committee Hearing: Costs of wildfire suppression
1/25/07 Full Committee Hearing: Oil and Gas Resources on the Outer Continental Shelf
1/24/07 Business Meeting
1/24/07 Full Committee Hearing: EIA Analysis of Draft Global Warming Legislation
1/18/07 Full Committee Hearing: Oil & Gas Royalty managment
1/10/07 Full Committee Hearing: Geopolitics of Oil
November 2006
Date Title
11/16/06 Public Lands & Forests Subcommittee Hearing
11/16/06 Full Committee Hearing - Nomination
11/15/06 **POSTPONED** National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
11/15/06 Full Committee Hearing - Puerto Rico
September 2006
Date Title
9/27/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
9/21/06 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
9/21/06 Full Committee Hearing - Nomination
9/14/06 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
9/13/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
9/12/06 Full Committee Hearing - BP Pipeline Failure
9/1/06 Full Committee Hearing- S. 3563
August 2006
Date Title
8/3/06 ** New Date and Time ** Full Committee Business Meeting
8/3/06 Full Committee Hearing - Spent Fuel
July 2006
Date Title
7/27/06 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
7/20/06 Full Committee Nominations Hearing
7/19/06 ** New Time ** Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing
7/18/06 Full Committee Hearing- United States- India Energy Cooperation
7/17/06 Full Committee Hearing- Hydrogen
7/13/06 ** NEW DATE **Full Committee Hearing- Refinery Permit Process Schedule Act
7/12/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
7/11/06 Full Committee Hearing- Geothermal Energy
June 2006
Date Title
6/28/06 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
6/28/06 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
6/27/06 Full Committee Hearing- "Oil and Gas Streamlining on Public Land"
6/22/06 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
6/22/06 Full Committee Hearing- Energy Efficiency
6/21/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
6/21/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
6/20/06 ** Date Change ** National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
6/19/06 Full Commitee Hearing- Renewable Fuel Standards
6/12/06 Full Committee Hearing-Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project
6/8/06 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
6/1/06 Full Committee Hearing- Oil Shale
May 2006
Date Title
5/25/06 Full Committee Hearing- "Coal-Based Generation Reliability"
5/24/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
5/24/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/23/06 Full Committee Hearing- National Research Council Report
5/22/06 Full Committee Hearing- Nuclear Power
5/16/06 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
5/16/06 ** NEW TIME ** Full Committee Hearing- Yucca Mountain Project
5/15/06 Full Committee Hearing- Electricity Reliability
5/10/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
5/10/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/8/06 Full Committee Hearing- Hydroelectric Facilities
5/4/06 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
5/1/06 Full Committee Hearing- Coal Gasification
April 2006
Date Title
4/24/06 Full Committee Hearing- Coal liquefaction
4/19/06 Full Committee Field Hearing
4/12/06 Full Committee Field Hearing
4/6/06 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
4/5/06 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing
March 2006
Date Title
3/30/06 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
3/29/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
3/15/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
3/14/06 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
3/9/06 Full Committee Nominations Hearing
3/8/06 Full Committee Business Meeting
3/7/06 Full Committee Hearing- Energy Independence
3/2/06 Full Committee Hearing- DOI Budget
3/1/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
3/1/06 ** NEW TIME** Full Committee Hearing- Oversight Hearing
February 2006
Date Title
2/28/06 Water and Power Subcommitee Hearing
2/28/06 Full Committee Hearing- Forest Service Budget
2/16/06 ** New Date and Time ** Full Committee Hearing- EIA's 2006 Annual Energy Outlook
2/16/06 ** New Time ** National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
2/16/06 Full Committee Hearing- S. 2253
2/15/06 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
2/15/06 ** Cancelled ** Full Committee Business Meeting
2/15/06 ** New Time and Date ** Full Committee Hearing- U.S. Competitiveness
2/9/06 Full Committee Hearing- DOE Budget Hearing **New Time**
November 2005
Date Title
11/16/05 ** CANCELLED ** Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
11/16/05 ** NEW TIME ** Full Committee Business Meeting
11/15/05 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
11/15/05 Full Committee Hearing- Environmental Management Programs of the Department of Energy
11/10/05 Full Committee Nominations Hearing
11/9/05 ** POSTPONED** Full Committee Business Meeting
11/9/05 **NEW DATE** Joint Hearing- Full Committee and Commerce Committee
11/8/05 **POSTPONED** Full Committee Hearing - Federal Wildfire Aerial Suppression Operations
11/2/05 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
11/1/05 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
October 2005
Date Title
10/27/05 Full Committee Hearing- Hurricane Recovery Efforts
10/26/05 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
10/25/05 Full Committee Hearing - Territories Related Legislation
10/20/05 Full Committee Hearing - Water Technology Related Legislation
10/19/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
10/18/05 **NEW TIME** Full Committee Hearing - “Innovation in Energy Technologies and Impacts on Global Competitiveness”
10/18/05 Full Committee Hearing - Winter Fuels Outlook
10/6/05 Water and Power Subcommittee Hearing
10/6/05 ** POSTPONED ** Full Committee Hearing - Environmental Management programs of the Department of Energy
10/6/05 Full Committee Hearing- Hurricanes Katrina and Rita's Effects on Energy
September 2005
Date Title
9/28/05 Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee Hearing
9/28/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
9/27/05 Full Committee Hearing - Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Legislation
9/22/05 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
9/20/05 Full Committee Hearing - "Climate Change Science and Economics"
9/14/05 **POSTPONED** Full Committee Business Meeting - Regarding Pending Calendar Business
9/6/05 Full Committee Hearing - Global Oil Demand/ Gasoline Prices
August 2005
Date Title
8/9/05 Subcommittee on National Parks - Field Hearing - Invasive Species
July 2005
Date Title
7/28/05 Subcommittee on National Parks Hearing - Miscellaneous Parks Bills
7/27/05 Energy Subcommittee Hearing - Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology
7/25/05 Conference - HR 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005 - http://energycommerce.house.gov
7/24/05 Conference - HR 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005 - http://energycommerce.house.gov
7/21/05 Conference - HR 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
7/21/05 Full Committee Hearing - "Climate Change Science and Economics"
7/21/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
7/20/05 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests
7/19/05 Full Committee Hearing
7/19/05 Conference - HR 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
7/14/05 Conference - HR 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005
7/14/05 National Parks Subcommittee
7/14/05 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
7/12/05 Subcommittee on Water and Power
7/12/05 Full Committee Nomination Hearing
June 2005
Date Title
6/28/05 CANCELLED - Subcommittee on Water and Power
6/28/05 Subcommittee on National Parks
May 2005
Date Title
5/26/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/25/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/24/05 CANCELLED - Full Committee Business Meeting
5/19/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/18/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/17/05 Full Committee Business Meeting
5/11/05 Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests Hearing
5/11/05 Full Committee Hearing - Rural Water
5/10/05 National Parks Subcommittee Hearing
April 2005
Date Title
4/28/05 Miscellaneous Parks Bills, National Parks Hearing
4/26/05 Nuclear Power 2010 program