Democratic News

Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources
Week of February 26, 2007
Ø     On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the full Committee will welcome Undersecretary of Agriculture Mark Rey and Forest Service Chief Gail Kimbell at an oversight hearing on the President’s proposed FY08 budget for the Forest Service.  Dirksen 366, 9:45 a.m.
Ø     On Thursday, March 1, the full Committee will meet to receive testimony on the Energy Information Administration’s “Annual Energy Outlook 2007.”  EIA Administrator Guy Caruso will testify.  Dirksen 366, 9:30 a.m.
Ø     On Thursday, March 1, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests will have a legislative hearing on S.380, a bill to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.  Witnesses will be Undersecretary of Agriculture Mark Rey; Department of the Interior DAS Julie Jacobson; Sierra Institute Director Jonathan Kusel; Michael Francis, director of the National Forests Programs for The Wilderness Society; and Doug Robertson, chairman of the Douglas County, Ore., Board of Commissioners.  Dirksen 366, 2:00 p.m.

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