Week Ahead: June 1-6

June 3, 2011
11:11 AM
--- On Tuesday, June 7, the full committee will consider S. 512, the Nuclear Power 2021 Act; S. 937, the American Alternative Fuels Act of 2011; and S. 1067, the Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2011.  Witnesses include John Kelly, deputy assistant secretary for nuclear reactor technologies, U.S. Department of Energy; Steven Chalk, deputy assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, U.S. Department of Energy; Dr. Edwin Lyman, senior scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists; Joe Colvin, president, American Nuclear Society; Dr. James Bartis, senior policy researcher, RAND Corporation; and Brian Siu, policy analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council.  (Dirksen 366 at 10 a.m.)
--- On Thursday, June 9, the full committee will hear testimony on three bills intended to promote energy efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles: S. 963, the Reducing Federal Energy Dollars Act of 2011; S. 1000, a bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry; and S. 1001, the Alternative Fuel Vehicles Competitiveness and Energy Security Act of 2011.  Witnesses include Kathleen Hogan, deputy assistant secretary of energy efficiency and renewable energy, U.S. Department of Energy; Kateri Callahan, president, Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, DC; Tony Crasi, president, The Crasi Company, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; Shane Karr, vice president of federal government affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Washington, DC; Frank Rusco, director of natural resources and the environment, U.S. Government Accountability Office; and Jonathan Silver, executive director of the loan program office, U.S. Department of Energy.  (Dirksen 366 at 9:30 a.m.)
--- On Thursday, June 9, the Subcommittee on Energy will receive testimony on critical minerals and materials legislation, including S. 383, the Critical Minerals and Materials Promotion Act of 2011; S. 421, the Power America’s Lithium Production Act of 2011; and S. 1113, the Critical Minerals Policy Act.  Witnesses will be posted to the website. (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)
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