The full committee hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine the vegetation management requirements for electricity assets located on federal lands and to receive testimony on Section 2310 of S. 1460, the Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017, and H.R. 1873, the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. 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. Glenn CasamassaAssociate Deputy ChiefNational Forest System, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Mr. John RuhsActing Deputy Director of OperationsBureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Mr. Mark HaydenGeneral ManagerMissoula Electric Cooperative
Mr. Scott MillerSenior Regional Director - Southwest RegionThe Wilderness Society
Mr. Andrew RableManager, Forestry and Special ProgramsArizona Public Service