The full committee hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine the permitting processes at the Department of the Interior and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for energy and resource infrastructure projects, and opportunities to improve the efficiency, transparency, and accountability of federal decisions for such projects.The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Sen. Lisa MurkowskiChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. Maria CantwellRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Jim CasonAssociate Deputy SecretaryU.S. Department of the Interior
Ms. Janet PfleegerActing Executive DirectorFederal Permitting Improvement Steering Council
Mr. Terry TurpinDirector, Office of Energy ProjectsFederal Energy Regulatory Commission
Mr. Chad BrownWater Quality Management Unit SupervisorWashington Department of Ecology
Ms. Roxane PerrusoVice President and General CounselTranswest Express, LLC
Mr. Luke RussellVice President – External AffairsHecla Mining Company