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The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources today announced several hearings for the coming weeks. The full committee hearings will examine the president’s budget requests for the U.S. Forest Service, Department of the Interior and Department of Energy for Fiscal Year 2018. The subcommittee hearings will receive testimony for several water-related bills and examine state and federal partnerships for restoring watersheds and large landscapes across boundaries on public lands. More information on these hearings can be found at the links below or by visiting the committee’s website.

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT – Subcommittee on Water and Power’s legislative hearing to receive testimony on the following bills:

    • S. 440, a bill to establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota;

    • S. 677, the Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act; 
              
    • S. 685, the Clean Water for Rural Communities Act;

    • S. 930, the Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act;

    • S. 1012, the New Mexico Drought Preparedness Act;

    • S. 1029, a bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to exempt certain small hydroelectric power projects that are applying for relicensing under the Federal Power Act from the licensing requirements of that Act; and

    • S. 1030, a bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to submit to Congress a report on certain hydropower projects.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EDT Full committee hearing to examine the president’s budget request for the U.S. Forest Service for Fiscal Year 2018.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EDT Full committee hearing to examine the president’s budget request for the Department of the Interior for Fiscal Year 2018.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. EDT – Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining’s oversight hearing to examine Collaborative Initiatives: Restoring watersheds and large landscapes across boundaries through State and Federal partnerships.
     
  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EDT – Full committee hearing to examine the president’s budget request for the Department of Energy for Fiscal Year 2018.
    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.