Full Committee Hearing to Examine Opportunities for Congress to Reform the Process for Permitting Electric Transmission Lines, Pipelines, and Energy Production on Federal Lands

July 26, 2023
09:30 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine opportunities for Congress to reform the process for permitting electric transmission lines, pipelines, and energy production on federal lands. 

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.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. John Barrasso

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Antonio P. Smyth

    Executive Vice President – Grid Solutions & Government Affairs
    American Electric Power
  • Mr. Jason M. Stanek

    Former Chairman
    Maryland Public Service Commission
  • Mr. Chad A. Teply

    Senior Vice President – Transmission & Gulf of Mexico

Witness Panel 2