Republican News

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Subcommittee National Parks will each be conducting one hearing. The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. in Hart 216 to discuss the reasons behind the high price of natural gas, its effects on the economy and to consider potential solutions. The invited witnesses are: The Honorable Alan Greenspan
Chairman
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
David Garman
Assistant Secretary of Energy for Energy
Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Department of Energy
Brian Ferguson
Chairman and CEO
Eastman Chemical
Richard Grant
President and CEO
Tractebel
Everett, Massachusetts
Bruce Thompson
Executive Director of Industry and Public Affairs
Forest Oil
Denver, Colorado
The Subcommittee on National Parks will hold a hearing Tuesday, July 8, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. in SD-366 to conduct oversight of the maintenance backlog, land acquisition backlog, and deficit in personnel within the National Park System, including the impact of new park unit designations on resolving each of these concerns. The invited witnesses are: Panel One
Donald Murphy
Deputy Director
National Park Service
Department of the Interior
Barry T. Hill
Director
Natural Resources and Environmental Issues
U.S. General Accounting Office
Panel Two
Eric Dillinger
Program Manager
Carter and Burgess
Fort Worth, TX
Curtis E. Cornelssen
Director, Hospitality and Leisure Group
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Boston, MA
Tom Kiernan
President
National Parks Conservation Association
Washington, DC