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Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands will each conduct one hearing next week. The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, at 9:30 a.m. in SD-366 to highlight the unique role that the DOE’s Office of Science plays in supporting research in the physical sciences. This research provides the foundation for many of the DOE’s developments in energy, defense and environmental issues. Invited witnesses are: Panel One
The Honorable Spencer Abraham
Department of Energy
Dr. Raymond Orbach
Office of Science
Department of Energy
Panel Two
Dr. Hermann Grunder
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL
Dr. Wayne Clough
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Burton Richter
Nobel Laureate
Former Director
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Menlo Park, CA
The Subcommittee on National Parks will hold a hearing Tuesday, July 29, at 2:30 p.m. in SD-366 to receive testimony on the following three bills: S.808: a bill to provide for the expansion of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore S. 1107: a bill to enhance the recreational fee demonstration program for the National Park Service H.R. 620: a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide supplemental funding and other services necessary to assist the State of California or local educational agencies in California in providing educational services for students attending schools located within Yosemite National Park. Invited witnesses are:
The Honorable Carl Levin
Senator, Michigan The Honorable George Radanovich
Representative, California Panel One
The Honorable P. Lynn Scarlet
Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget
Department of the Interior
Mr. Richard Ring
Associate Director for Administration, Business Practices and Workforce Development
National Park Service
Department of the Interior
Panel Two
Mr. Jim Maddy
National Park Foundation
Washington, D.C.
Mr. Ken Olson
Friends of Acadia
Bar Harbor, ME
Mr. Robert Funkhouser
Western Slope No-fee Coaltion
Dorset, VT