U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
Hearing Statements
Date:   11/17/2005
 
Full Committee
Evaluate the Degree to which the Preliminary Findings on the Failure of the Levees are Being Incorporated into the Restoration of Hurricane Protection

Committee on Environment and Public Works
Evaluate the Degree to which the Preliminary Findings on the Failure of the Levees are being Incorporated into the Restoration of Hurricane Protection
November 17, 2005
406 Dirksen, 9:35A.M.

Opening Statements:

Sen. James M. Inhofe, of Oklahoma.

Sen. Christopher S. Bond, of Missouri.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska.

Sen. John Thune, of South Dakota.

Sen. Johnny Isakson, of Georgia.

Sen. David Vitter, of Louisiana.

Sen. James M. Jeffords, of Vermont.

Sen. Thomas R. Carper, of Delaware.

Witnesses:

Mr. Dan Hitchings
Director
Task Force HOPE
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Mr. Thomas F. Zimmie, PhD
Professor and Acting Chairperson
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
National Science Foundation Investigative Team

Mr. Sherwood Gagliano, P.E., PhD
President
Coastal Environments, Inc.

Mr. Larry Roth, P.E.
Deputy Executive Director
American Society of Civil Engineers

Mr. Joseph Suhayda, PhD
Emeritus Engineering Professor
Louisiana State University

Mr. Robert R.M. Verchick
Professor
Loyola University Law School (New Orleans)