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The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources today announced the hearing schedule for next week. The full committee hearings will examine the status and outlook for U.S. and North American energy and resource security and consider various nominees for the Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior. The subcommittee hearing will receive testimony for several bills on various memorials and park-related issues. More information on these hearings can be found at the links below or by visiting the committee’s website.

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. EDT Full committee hearing to examine the status and outlook for U.S. and North American energy and resource security.

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. EDT – Subcommittee on National Parks’ legislative hearing to receive testimony on the following bills:

    • S. 257, the Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act;

    • S. 312, the Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act;

    • S. 355, the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act of 2017;

    • S. 391, the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act;

    • S. 841, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum Act;

    • S. 926, the Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act;

    • S. 1073, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act;

    • S. 1202, the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Boundary Modification Act;

    • S. 1403, the 21st Century Conservation Corps Act of 2017;

    • S. 1438, a bill to redesignate the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the “Gateway Arch National Park”;

    • S. 1459, a bill to establish Fort Sumter and Fort Multrie National Park in the State of South Carolina, and for other purposes; and

    • S. 1522, a bill to establish an Every Kid Outdoors program, and for other purposes.

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EDT – Full committee hearing to consider the following nominations:

    • Ms. Brenda Burman of Arizona to be Commissioner of Reclamation of the Department of the Interior;

    • Ms. Susan Combs of Texas to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Policy, Management and Budget);

    • Mr. Paul Dabbar of New York to be Under Secretary for Science of the Department of Energy;

    • Mr. Douglas W. Domenech of Virginia to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Insular Affairs);

    • Mr. David Jonas of Pennsylvania to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy; and

    • Mr. Mark Wesley Menezes of Virginia to be Under Secretary of the Department of Energy.
The full and subcommittee hearings will be held in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee room, Dirksen 366, and will be webcast live on the committee’s website. For all of the hearings, witness testimony will be available online immediately before the start time.