Democratic News

v   On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the full committee will hold a business meeting to consider the nominations of James Markowsky to be assistant secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy); Warren Miller Jr. to be assistant secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy) and director of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management; Anthony Babauta to be assistant secretary of the Interior (Insular Areas); and Jonathan Jarvis to be director of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.  In addition, the committee will consider H.R. 1275, to direct the exchange of certain land in Grand, San Juan and Uintah counties in Utah and H.R. 2938, to extend the deadline for the start of construction of a hydroelectric plant in Illinois.   (Dirksen 366 at 2:45 p.m.)
 
 
v    On Thursday, Aug. 6, the full committee will consider the nominations of John Norris to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Jose Antonio Garcia to be director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Department of Energy; and Joseph Pizarchik to be director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department of the Interior.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)
 
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