Week Ahead: Aug. 1 – 5

July 29, 2011
10:21 AM
On Wednesday, August 3, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests will receive testimony on five bills:
---S. 1024, the Organ Mountains--Doña Ana County Conservation and Protection Act;
---S. 1090, the Tennessee Wilderness Act;
---S. 1144, the Soda Ash Competition Act;
---S. 1149, the Geothermal Production Expansion Act; and
---S. 1344, the Arizona Wallow Fire Recovery and Monitoring Act.
Witnesses will be posted to our website.  (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)
Bonuses …
---Save the Date!  If you’re itching to hear about something other than the debt debacle, join us at 10:00 a.m. this coming Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the Committee hearing room (SD-366) for the L Prize Ceremony.  Expect to see Chairman Bingaman, Ranking Member Murkowski, Arun Majumdar of ARPA-E, representatives from Philips North America,  among others.
---ICYMI: Senator Bingaman received the FDR Distinguished Public Service Award earlier this week.  The honor is given to those who demonstrate a lifetime commitment to outstanding public service.
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