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 MEETING NOTICES
of the
COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS
 107th Congress
  • October 8, 2002. Full committee hearing. 30th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act.—
  • October 2, 2002. Full committee hearing. Health impacts of PM-2.5.—
  • October 1, 2002. Full committee. Green School Initiatives.—
  • September 30, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety hearing. TEA-21 Reauthorization Issues: State of the Infrastructure.—
  • September 26, 2002. Full committee business meeting. Pending business.—
  • September 25, 2002. Joint committee hearing. Alternative financing for highway construction and maintenance.—
  • September 24, 2002. Full committee hearing. Government's response to the September 11 attacks.—
  • September 19, 2002. Full committee hearing. Environmental Streamlining Under TEA-21.—
  • September 13, 2002. Full committee hearing. Everglades restoration oversight.—
  • September 9, 2002. Joint subcommittee hearing. Freight transportation issues.—
  • August 20, 2002. Full committee field hearing—Montpelier, VT. Transportation needs of small towns and rural areas—
  • August 8, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety field hearing—Reno, NV. Federal Lands Highway Program and Nevada's transportation needs—
  • August 5, 2002. Full committee field hearing—Cleveland, OH. Water quality in Lake Erie—
  • July 31, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management. EPA Inspector General's Report on the Superfund Program—
  • July 30, 2002. Full committee hearing. Air quality and CMAQ programs—
  • July 25, 2002. Full committee business meeting. Pending business.—
  • July 24, 2002. Joint committee hearing. Implementation of Environmental Treaties.—
  • July 18, 2002. Full committee hearing. Nominations.—
  • July 16, 2002. Joint committee hearing. New Source Review Program.—
  • July 11, 2002. Full committee hearing. Recycling programs.—
  • July 10, 2002. Full committee hearing. Department of Homeland Security.—
  • July 9, 2002. Full committee hearing. National Defense Authorization Act.—
  • June 27, 2002. Full committee business meeting. —
  • June 26, 2002. --POSTPONED.-- Full committee hearing. Department of Homeland Security.—
  • June 25, 2002. Full committee hearing. EPA's Inspector General actions with respect to the Ombudsman, and to consider S. 606, a bill to give additional authority to the Ombudsman.—
  • June 20, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing. Asbestos remediation in Libby, MT.—
  • June 18, 2002. Full committee hearing. Water resources development programs.—
  • June 12, 2002. Full committee hearing. Benefits and costs of multi-pollutant legislation.—
  • June 6, 2002. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change hearing. Clean Water Act Review of Wetlands "Fill Material" Issues.—
  • June 5, 2002. Full committee hearing. Allowing employees of nuclear facilities to carry firearms, S. 1586; and Security issues at nuclear power cacilities, S. 1746.—
  • June 4, 2002. Full committee business meeting. S. 1917, the Highway Trust Funding Restoration Act, a bill to address highway infrastructure investment.—
  • June 4, 2002. Full committee hearing. Kennedy Center Plaza Construction Project.—
  • May 16, 2002. Full committee business meeting. Water Investment Act, S. 1961.—
  • May 15, 2002. Full committee hearing. Transportation planning.—
  • [May 9, 2002] May 14, 2002. Full committee hearing_RESCHEDULED. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Implementation Act of 2002 (S. 2118).—
  • May 8, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing. Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2001. (S. 1850).—
  • May 7, 2002. Full committee hearing. To consider the nomination of John P. Suarez.—
  • May 2, 2002. [CANCELED].--Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management meeting. To assess asbestos remediation activities in Libby, MT and evaluate public health concerns related to vermiculite home insulation.—
  • April 25, 2002. Full committee business meeting. To consider several bills and a water study resolution.—
  • April 10, 2002. Subcommitteee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk and Waste Management hearing. Superfund program.—
  • March 20, 2002. Full committee hearing. Interstate waste.—
  • March 19, 2002. Full committee hearing. TEA-21: Mobility, Congestion, and Intermodalism.—
  • March 13, 2002. Full committee hearing. Greenhouse gas emissions.—
  • March 12, 2002. Full committee hearing. First Responder Initiative in President Bush's FY 2003 budget.—
  • March 12, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing. Environmental enforcement.—
  • March 6, 2002. Full committee hearing. S. 975, Community Character Act; and S. 1070, Brownfield Site Redevelopment Assistance Act.—
  • February 28, 2002. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Waters hearing. Water Infrastructure bills.—
  • February 26, 2002. Full committee hearing. Water Infrastructure bills.—
  • February 25, 2002. Full committee field hearing, Pascoag, RI. Underground storage tanks.—
  • February 13, 2002. Full committee. EPA's FY2003 Budget.—
  • February 11, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety hearing. Department of Transportation FY2003 Budget.—
  • February 11, 2002. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change field hearing, New York, NY. Air quality and health impacts near the World Trade Center.—
  • January 29, 2002. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change hearing. S. 556, Clean Power Act.—
  • January 24, 2002. Full committee hearing. Nominations.—
  • January 24, 2002. Full committee hearing. Surface Transportation Laws: Lessons Learned from TEA-21.—
  • January 23, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety. Reauthorization of the Price-Anderson Act.—
  • December 4, 2001. Full committee. Biologically Contaminated Building Cleanups.—
  • November 15, 2001. Full committee. Consideration of S. 556, Clean Power Act.—
  • November 14, 2001. RESCHEDULED from November 7.--Subcommitee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing. S. 1602, the Chemical Site Security Act of 2001.—
  • November 14, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing. Water supply issues.—
  • November 8, 2001. Full committee business meeting.—
  • November 1, 2001. Full commitee hearing.  Infrastructure security.—
  • November 1, 2001. Full commitee hearing.  Consideration of S. 556, A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to reduce emissions from electric powerplants..—
  • October 31, 2001--. [Rescheduled from October 18, 2001] Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing. Innovative financing techniques for water infrastructure improvements.—
  • October 17, 2001--. Full committee hearing. Nominations—
  • October 16, 2001--. Full committee hearing. FEMA Response to September 11, 2001 Attacks.
  • October 10, 2001--. [RESCHEDULED to October 16, 2001] Full committee hearing. FEMA Response to September 11, 2001 Attacks.
  • September 25, 2001--. Full committee business meeting. 
  • September 21, 2001--. Full committee hearing. Nominations—
  • September 14, 2001--. [POSTPONED] Full committee hearing. Nominations—
  • September 13, 2001--. [POSTPONED] Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing. Improving the Use of Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Funding.—
  • September 10, 2001--. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety hearing. Intelligent transportation systems.—
  • August 1, 2001--. Full committee business meeting. Nominations.—
  • August 1, 2001--. NOTICE--TIME CHANGE. Full committee hearing. Impact of air emissions from the transportation sector.—
  • July 26, 2001--. Full committee hearing. Power plant emissions.—
  • July 25, 2001--. Full committee hearing and business meeting. Nominations.—
  • July 23, 2001--. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing.—
  • June 11, 2001--. Full committee field meeting. Garden City, NY.—
  • May 30, 2001--. Full committee field meeting. Durham, NH.—
  • May 23, 2001--. Full committee business meeting. Nominations and pending business.—
  • May 23, 2001--. CANCELED. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing. EPA support of water and wastewater infrastructure.—
  • May 17, 2001 --. Full committee hearing. Nominations.—
  • May 15, 2001 --. Full committee hearing. EPA Budget for Fiscal Year 2002.—
  • May 10, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing. Department of Transportation and General Services Administration Budget Requests for FY 2002.— 
  • May 9, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing. Endangered Species Act oversight.—
  • May 8, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety hearing. Nuclear Regulatory Commission oversight.—
  • May 2, 2001 --. Full committee hearing. Global climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.—
  • April 30, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Field Hearing. Options to address wastewater infrastructure needs in Ohio. Columbus, Ohio.—
  • April 26, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Oversight of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2002 Budget.—
  • April 23, 2001 --. RESCHEDULED. Full committee. Issues surrounding the use of MTBE. Salem, New Hampshire Field Hearing.—
  • April 12, 2001 --. Full committee. Health risks in Fallon, NV. Fallon, Nevada Field Hearing.—
  • April 10, 2001 --. Full committee. Wildife conservation. Reno, Nevada, Field Hearing.—
  • April 5, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety. Environmental Regulations and the Nation's Energy Policy.—
  • March 27, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water. Water and wastewater infrastructure needs.—
  • March 21, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety. Clean Air Act and Nation's Energy Policy.—
  • March 15, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure. To consider Army Corps of Engineers management reforms.—
  • March 8, 2001 --. Full committee business meeting.[TIME CHANGE]
  • February 28, 2001 --. Full committee business meeting. [TIME CHANGE]
  • February 27, 2001 --. Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Control, and Risk Assessment. To consider the Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act, S. 350.— 
  • January 16, 2001-- RESCHEDULED . Full Committee. Nomination of Hon. Christine Todd Whitman to be Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.—





October 8, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold an oversight hearing entitled, "The Clean Water Act -- Then and Now" to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.

Tuesday, October 8, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, October 1, 2002.


October 2, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing to review the status and studies of the health impacts of PM-2.5, particularly those effects associated with power plant emissions.

Wednesday, October 2, 2002
2:00 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 25, 2002.


October 2, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing to assess green school initiatives. Specifically, the Committee will evaluate environmental standards for schools such as school siting in relation to toxic waste sites and green building codes. The Committee is interested in evaluating activities being undertaken by the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Children's Environmental Health and the Office of Indoor Air Quality, as well as the Department of Energy, that address environmental and energy concerns relevant to school properties.

Tuesday, October 1, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 24, 2002.


September 30, 2002. Subcommittee hearing.

The Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety will hold a hearing entitled, "State of the Infrastructure," to examine the conditions and performance of the federal-aid highway system.

Monday, September 30, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, September 23, 2002.


September 26, 2002. Full committee business meeting.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a business meeting to consider several bills and resolutions pending before the Committee.

Thursday, September 26, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 19, 2002.


September 25, 2002. Joint committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a joint hearing with the Committee on Finance entitled, "Innovative Finance: Beyond the Highway Trust Fund," to explore alternatives for financing our surface transportation system.

Wednesday, September 25, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Finance Committee Hearing Room (SD-215)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 18, 2002.


September 24, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing to look at the Federal government's response to September 11th and the continuing role of the Federal government in the recovery efforts.

Tuesday, September 24, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 17, 2002.


September 19, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing entitled, "Project Delivery and Environmental Stewardship" to examine progress on environmental streamlining under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21).

Thursday, September 19, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 12, 2002.


September 13, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct an oversight hearing to receive testimony on the implementation of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.

Friday, September 13, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 6, 2002.


September 9, 2002. Joint subcommittee hearing.

The Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety will conduct a hearing with the Senate Committee on Commerce's Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine to receive testimony on freight transportation issues.

Monday, September 9, 2002
2:30 p.m.
Commerce Committee Hearing Room (SR-253)

By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, August 30, 2002.


August 20, 2002. Full committee field hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a field hearing to receive testimony regarding unique transportation needs in small towns and rural America.

Wednesday, August 20, 2002
10:00 a.m.
State House, Room 10
Montpelier, VT

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, August 6, 2002.
Date meeting was changed from August 21 to August 20, August 16, 2002.


August 8, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety field hearing.

The Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety will hold a hearing to examine the State of Nevada's transportation needs and review the Federal Lands Highway Program in preparation for the reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.

Thursday, August 8, 2002
3:00 p.m.
Reno City Council Chambers
490 South Center Street
Reno, Nevada

By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, August 1, 2002.


August 5, 2002. Full committee field hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a field hearing to receive testimony regarding anoxia in the central basin of Lake Erie.

Monday, August 5, 2002
9:30 a.m.
1055 U.S. Coast Guard Moorings Club
East Ninth Street
Cleveland, Ohio

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 26, 2002.


July 31, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.

The Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk and Waste Management will conduct an oversight hearing in connection with the EPA Inspector General's report on the Superfund program.

Wednesday, July 31, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 24, 2002.


July 30, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing to examine the effectiveness of the current Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program, conformity, and the role of new technologies.

Tuesday, July 30, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 23, 2002.


July 25, 2002. Full committee business meeting. TIME CHANGE

The Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a business meeting to consider the following items:

Legislation:

  • S. 1602, the Chemical Security Act of 2001
  • S. 1746, the Nuclear Security Act of 2001
  • S. 1850, the Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2001
  • S. 2771, the John F. Kennedy Center Plaza Authorization Act of 2002

Nominations:

  • Nomination of John S. Bresland to be a Member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
  • Nomination of Carolyn W. Merritt to be a Member and Chair of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
  • Nomination of John P. Suarez to be Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and Compliance, Environmental Protection Agency

Resolutions:

  • Study Resolution for Brush Creek Basin, Kansas and Missouri
  • Study Resolution for Walton County, Florida
  • Study Resolution for Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Study Resolution for Camden and Gloucester Counties, New Jersey
  • Study Resolution for Indian River and Bay, Delaware
  • Study Resolution for Sand Creek, Oklahoma
  • Study Resolution for Charlestown Breachway
  • Study Resolution for Shellpot Creek, Delaware

Thursday, July 25, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 22, 2002.
Notice of time change, July 23, 2002


July 24, 2002. Joint committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing with the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to review environmental treaties implementation.

Wednesday, July 24, 2002
10:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 17, 2002.


July 18, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing to hear from the following nominees:

  • John S. Bresland to be a Member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, and
  • Carolyn W. Merritt to be a Member and Chair of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

Thursday, July 18, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 11, 2002.


July 16, 2002. Committee on Environment and Public Works and Committee on the Judiciary hearing.

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a joint hearing with the Committee on the Judiciary to receive testimony on New Source Review policy, regulations and enforcement activities.

Tuesday, July 16, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-106)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 9, 2002.


July 11, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to the progress of national recycling efforts. The Committee will evaluate two areas of recycling. First, the Committee is interested in assessing what the Federal Government is doing to ensure the Federal procurement of recycled-content products, and what can be done to improve these efforts. Second, the Committee is interested in evaluating the concept of producer responsibility specifically related to the beverage industry.

Thursday, July 11, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 27, 2002.


July 10, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the President's proposal to establish the Department of Homeland Security.

Wednesday, July 10, 2002
2:00 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 26, 2002.


July 9, 2002. Full committee hearing.

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on Sections 2015, 2016, 2107(a) and (b), 2018 and 2019 of S. 225, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003.

Tuesday, July 9, 2002
2:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 27, 2002.


June 27, 2002. Full committee business meeting.—

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a business meeting on pending business.

Thursday, June 27, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 20, 2002.


June 26, 2002. Full committee hearing.—POSTPONED—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the President's proposal to establish the Department of Homeland Security.

Wednesday, June 26, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 21, 2002.
Date meeting postponed, June 24, 2002.


June 25, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to conduct oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General's actions with respect to the Ombudsman, and to consider S. 606, a bill to provide additional authority to the Office of the Ombudsman of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Tuesday, June 25, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 18, 2002.


June 20, 2002. Subommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will hold a hearing to assess asbestos remediation activities in Libby, Montana, lessons learned from Libby, as well as evaluate home insulation concerns related to asbestos.

Thursday, June 20, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, June 13, 2002.


June 18, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The Environment and Public Works Committee will conduct a hearing on issues pertaining to water resources development programs within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Tuesday, June 18, 2002
2:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 11, 2002.


June 12, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony further analyzing the benefits and costs of multi-pollutant legislation.

Wednesday, June 12, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, June 5, 2002.


June 6, 2002. Subcommittee hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change will conduct a hearing to review proposed revisions to the wetlands program of the Clean Water Act with respect to "fill material" and "discharge of fill material".

Thursday, June 6, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Joseph I. Lieberman, May 28, 2002.


June 5, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on S. 1586, a bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to authorize the carrying of firearms by employees of licensees, and for other purposes, and S. 1746, a bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to strengthen security at sensitive nuclear facilities.

Wednesday, June 5, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 28, 2002.




June 4, 2002. Full committee business meeting.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business meeting to consider S. 1917, the Highway Trust Funding Restoration Act, a bill to address highway infrastructure investment.

Tuesday, June 4, 2002
12:30 p.m.
President's Room, The Capitol (S-216)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 31, 2002.


June 4, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to review proposals for construction of a plaza complex at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Tuesday, June 4, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 28, 2002.


May 16, 2002. Full committee business meeting.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business meeting to consider S. 1961, the Water Investment Act, and other business pending before the Committee.

Thursday, May 16, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 9, 2002.


May 15, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing to discuss transportation planning.

Wednesday, May 15, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 8, 2002.


May 9, 2002. Full committee hearing.—RESCHEDULED to May 14

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will meet to receive testimony regarding the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Implementation Act of 2002 (S. 2118) and the legislative proposal put forth by the Bush Administration.

Tuesday, May 14, 2002
9:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, May 2, 2002.
Date meeting was rescheduled, May 9, 2002.


May 8, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will hold a hearing to review S. 1850, the Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2001.

Wednesday, May 8, 2002
1:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, May 1, 2002.


May 7, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on the nomination of John P. Suarez, to be Assistant Administrator of the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Environmental Protection Agency.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, April 30, 2002.


May 2, 2002. [CANCELED].--Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will hold a hearing to assess asbestos remediation activities in Libby, MT and evaluate public health concerns related to vermiculite home insulation.

Thursday, May 2, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, April 25, 2002.
Date of cancellation, April 29, 2002.


April 25, 2002. Full committee business meeting.— RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 11, 2002

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business meeting to consider the following:

  • S. 975, the Community Character Act
  • S. 1079, the Brownfield Site Redevelopment Assistance Act
  • S. 1646, a bill to identify certain routes in the States of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico as part of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, a high priority corridor on the National Highway System
  • S. 1917, the Highway Funding Restoration Act
  • S. 1961, the Water Investment Act
  • S. 2024, a bill to amend Title 23 with respect to electric personal assistive mobility devices
  • S. 2064, the Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Advancement Act
  • Army Corp of Engineers Study Resolution for the Ocmulgee River in Georgia

In addition, the Committee will consider the following public building and courthouse namings:

  • S. 1721 - a bill to designate the building located at 1 Federal Plaza in New York, New York, as the "James L. Watson United States Courthouse."
  • H.R. 495 - a bill to designate the Federal building located in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, as the "Ron de Lugo Federal Building."
  • H.R. 819 - a bill to designate the Federal building located at 143 West Liberty Street, Medina, Ohio, as the "Donald J. Pease Federal Building."
  • H.R. 3093 - a bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 501 Bell Street in Alton, Illinois, as the "William L. Beatty Federal Building and United States Courthouse."
  • H.R. 3282 - a bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 400 North Main Street in Butte, Montana, as the "Mike Mansfield Federal Building and United States Courthouse."

Thursday, April 25, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, April 4, 2002.
Date of rescheduling notice, April 22, 2002.


April 10, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will hold an oversight hearing on the Superfund program.

Wednesday, April 10, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, April 3, 2002.


March 20, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on legislative initiatives that would impose limits on the shipments of out-of-State municipal solid waste and authorize State and local governments to exercise flow control.

Wednesday, March 20, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, March 13, 2002.


March 19, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing entitled, "Mobility, Congestion and Intermodalism" to examine fresh ideas on transportation demand, access, mobility and program flexibility.

Tuesday, March 19, 2002
2:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, March 12, 2002.


March 13, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the economic and environmental risks associated with increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

Wednesday, March 13, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, March 6, 2002.


March 12, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the proposed First Responder Initiative in President Bush's FY 2003 budget.

Tuesday, March 12, 2002
2:30 p.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, March 5, 2002.


March 12, 2002. Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will hold a hearing on environmental enforcement.

Tuesday, March 12, 2002
[9:30] 10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, March 5, 2002.


March 6, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on S. 975, the Community Character Act of 2001; and S.1079, the Brownfield Site Redevelopment Assistance Act of 2001.

Wednesday, March 6, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room (SD-406)

By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, February 27, 2002.


February 28, 2002. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing.—

The Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Subcommittee will conduct a hearing on water infrastructure legislation. The hearing will focus on S. 1961, the Water Investment Act, a bill to improve the financial and environmental sustainability of the water programs of the United States.

The Committee will also receive testimony on the following legislation:

  • S. 252: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
  • S. 285: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the use of State revolving loan funds for construction of water conservation and quality improvements.
  • S. 503: A bill to amend the Safe Water Act to provide grants to small public drinking water system.
  • S. 1044: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide assistance for nutrient removal technologies to States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
  • Thursday, February 28, 2002
    2:30 p.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Graham, February 21, 2002.


    February 26, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on water infrastructure legislation. The hearing will focus on S. 1961, the Water Investment Act, a bill to improve the financial and environmental sustainability of the water programs of the United States.

    The Committee will also receive testimony on the following legislation:

    • S. 252: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
    • S. 285: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the use of State revolving loan funds for construction of water conservation and quality improvements
    • S. 503: A bill to amend the Safe Water Act to provide grants to small public drinking water system.
    • S. 1044: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide assistance for nutrient removal technologies to States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, February 19, 2002.


    February 25, 2002.Full committee field hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on S. 1850, the Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2001, and the impact of leaking underground storage tanks on local communities.

    Monday, February 25, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Pascoag Utility District Maintenance Garage

    253 Pascoag Main Street

    Pascoag, RI 02859

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, February 14, 2002.


    February 13, 2002.Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to examine the Administration's Fiscal Year 2003 Budget proposal for the Environmental Protection Agency.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, February 6, 2002.


    February 11, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Wetlands, and Nuclear Safety hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety will conduct a hearing to examine the Administration's FY2003 Budget proposal, the Revenue Aligned Budget Authority (RABA) mechanism and budget-related reauthorization issues.

    Monday, February 11, 2002

    1:00 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, February 4, 2002.


    February 11, 2002. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change field hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the impacts of the September 11 attack on air quality and possible related health impacts in the area of the World Trade Center and how to address any such impacts.

    Monday, February 11, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Alexander U.S. Custom House

    One Bowling Green

    New York, NY 10004

    By Order of the Chairman, Joseph I. Lieberman, February 4, 2002.


    January 29, 2002. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, and Climate Change will conduct a hearing to hear testimony on compliance options for electric power generators to meet new limits on carbon and mercury emissions contained in S. 556.

    Tuesday, January 29, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Joseph I. Lieberman, January 22, 2002.


    January 24, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will meet to hear from the following nominees pending before the Committee:

    • Linda Morrison Combs to be Chief Financial Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency;
    • J. Paul Gilman to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; and
    • Morris X. Winn to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

    Thursday, January 24, 2002

    2:30 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, January 17, 2002.


    January 24, 2002. Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing entitled, "Partners for America's Transportation Future." The hearing will focus on the lessons learned from TEA-21 and perspectives on reauthorization from the Federal, State and local level.

    Thursday, January 24, 2002

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, January 17, 2002.


    January 23, 2002. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety has rescheduled the oversight hearing on issues related to reauthorization of the Price-Anderson provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 as they apply to licensees of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

    Wednesday, January 23, 2002

    10:00 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, January 18, 2002.


    December 4, 2001. Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on the remediation process of biologically contaminated buildings. Specifically, the committee is interested in the challenges of, and technologies available for, remediating buildings contaminated by biological contaminants.

    Tuesday, December 4, 2001

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, November 28, 2001.


    November 15, 2001. Full committee hearing.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing on the effects of S. 556 on the environment and the economy, and any improvements or amendments that should be made to the legislation.

    Thursday, November 15, 2001

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, November 8, 2001.



    November 14, 2001. RESCHEDULED from November 7.--Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, Risk, and Waste Management will conduct a legislative hearing on S. 1602, the Chemical Site Security Act of 2001.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2001 

    2:00 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Barbara Boxer, November 1, 2001.
    Date meeting was rescheduled, November 6, 2001.



    November 14, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing.—

    The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will hold an oversight hearing on national water supply issues.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2001

    9:30 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Graham, November 7, 2001.



    November 8, 2001.Full committee business meeting.

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a business meeting to consider the following nominations:


    1. William W. Baxter to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority;
    2. Kimberly Terese Nelson to be an Assistant Administrator of the Office of Environmental Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and
    3. Steven A. Williams to be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

    In addition, the following will be considered:


    4. S. 835 - Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Establishment Act;
    5. S. 990 - American Wildlife Enhancement Act of 2001;
    6. S. 1459 - a bill to designate the Federal building and United States Courthouse located at 550 West Front Street in Boise, Idaho, as the "James A. McClure Federal Building and United States Courthouse;"
    7. S. 1593 - Water Infrastructure Security and Research Development Act;
    8. S. 1608 - a bill to establish a program to provide grants to drinking water and wastewater facilities to meet immediate security needs;
    9. S. 1621 - a bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency; Assistance Act to authorize the President to carry out a program for the protection of the health and safety of community members, volunteers, and workers in a disaster area;
    10. S. 1622 - a bill to extend the period of availability of unemployment assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act in the case of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001;
    11. S. 1623 - a bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to direct the President to appoint Children's Coordinating Officers for disaster areas in which children have lost 1 or more custodial parents;
    12. S. 1624 - a bill to establish the Office of World Trade Center Attack Claims to pay claims or injury to businesses and property suffered as a result of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City that occurred on September 11, 2001, and for other purposes;
    13. S. 1631 - a bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford and Emergency Response Assistance Act to Study of Emergency Communications Response System;
    14. S. 1632 - a bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to extend the deadline for submission of State recommendations of local governments to receive assistance for predisaster hazard mitigation and to authorize the President to provide additional repair assistance to individuals and households.
    15. S. 1637 - a bill to waive certain limitations on the use of the emergency fund for repair or reconstruction of highways, roads, and trails that suffered serious damage as a result of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center;
    16. H.R. 643 - African Elephant Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2001;
    17. H.R. 645 - Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2001;
    18. H.R. 700 - Asian Elephant Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2001;
    19. S. Con. Res. 80 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the 30th Anniversary of the Enactment of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act;
    20. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Study Resolution for Tybee Island, Georgia; and
    21. Several GSA Building and Lease Committee Resolutions.

    Thursday, November 8, 2001

    2:00 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, November 6, 2001.



    November 1, 2001.Full committee hearing.— 

    The full committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct at hearing on infrastructure security, chemical site security, and economic recovery.

    Thursday, November 1, 2001 

    2:00 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)


     By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, October 25, 2001.


    November 1, 2001.Full committee hearing.— 

    The full committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct at hearing to receive testimony on how S. 556 would affect the environment, the economy, energy supply, achievement of regulatory and statutory goals, including the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, relevant costs and benefits, and any improvements or amendments that should be made to the legislation.

    Thursday, November 1, 2001 

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, October 25, 2001.



    October 31, 2001. [Rescheduled from October 18, 2001] Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing.— 

    The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will conduct an oversight hearing on innovative financing mechanisms related to the drinking water and clean water state revolving fund.

    Wednesday, October 31, 2001 

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Graham, October 11, 2001.
    Date meeting rescheduled, October 25, 2001.


    October 17, 2001. Full committee hearing.— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing to consider the following nominations:

  • William W. Baxter to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority; 
  • Kimberly Terese Nelson to be an Assistant Administrator of the Office of Environmental Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and 
  • Steven A. Williams to be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2001 

    9:30 a.m. 

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, October 10, 2001


    October 16, 2001. Full committee hearing.[Rescheduled from October 10, 2001]— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to review the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response to the September 11, 2001, attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center. 

    Wednesday, October 16, 2001

    10:00 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, October 3, 2001 Date meeting rescheduled October 9, 2001


    September 25, 2001. Full committee business meeting.—

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a business meeting to consider the following items:

    Nominations:

  • Brigadier General Edwin J. Arnold, Jr., to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission; 
  • Nils J. Diaz to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; 
  • Marianne Lamont Horinko to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • P.H. Johnson to be Federal Cochairperson, Delta Regional Authority; 
  • Harold Craig Manson to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Department of the Interior; 
  • Michael Parker, to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Department of Defense; 
  • Mary E. Peters to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation; 
  • Brigadier General Carl A. Strock to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission. 
  • Bills:

    • S. 950, Federal Reformulated Fuels Act; 
    • S. 1206, to reauthorize the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965; 
    • S. 1270, to designate the United States courthouse located at 8th Avenue and Mill Street in Eugene, Oregon, as the “Wayne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse”; and 

    Several GSA Building and Lease Committee Resolutions.


    Tuesday, September 25, 2001 

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 20, 2001.


    September 21, 2001. Full committee hearing.— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing to consider the following nominations:

  • Brigadier General Edwin J. Arnold, Jr., to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission; 
  • Nils J. Diaz to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; 
  • Marianne Lamont Horinko to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • P.H. Johnson to be Federal Cochairperson, Delta Regional Authority; 
  • Harold Craig Manson to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Department of the Interior; 
  • Michael Parker, to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Department of Defense; 
  • Mary E. Peters to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation; 
  • Brigadier General Carl A. Strock to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission. 
  • Friday, September 21, 2001 

    9:30 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 14, 2001.


    September 14, 2001. [POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE] Full committee hearing.— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing to consider the following nominations (pending receipt of official papers for nominees):

  • Brigadier General Edwin J. Arnold, Jr., to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission; 
  • Nils J. Diaz to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; 
  • Marianne Lamont Horinko to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • P.H. Johnson to be Federal Cochairperson, Delta Regional Authority; 
  • Michael Parker, to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Department of Defense; 
  • Mary E. Peters to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation; 
  • Harold Craig Manson to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Department of the Interior; and 
  • Brigadier General Carl A. Strock to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission. 
  • Friday, September 14, 2001 

    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406)

     By Order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, September 6, 2001.


    September 13, 2001. [POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE] Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing.— 

    The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will conduct an oversight hearing on improving the utilization of available water and wastewater infrastructure funding.

    Thursday, September 13, 2001 

    10:00 a.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

     By Order of the Chairman, Bob Graham, September 6, 2001.


    September 10, 2001. Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety hearing.— 

    The Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Nuclear Safety will conduct an oversight hearing on the Intelligent Transportation Systems program.

    Monday, September 10, 2001

    3:30 p.m.

    Hearing Room (SD-406)

    By Order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, August 31, 2001.


    August 1, 2001. Full committee business meeting.— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a business meeting to consider the following nominations:

  • David A. Sampson to be Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, Department of Commerce; 
  • George Tracy Mehan, III to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • Judith Elizabeth Ayres to be an Assistant Administrator for the Office of International Activities, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • Robert E. Fabricant to be General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency; 
  • Jeffrey Holmstead to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, Environmental Protection Agency, and 
  • Donald Schregardus to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Environmental Protection Agency. 

  • In addition, the following courthouse naming will be considered:
  • S. 584 - A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 40 Centre Street in New York, New York, as the "Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse."
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2001--
    Immediately following the first vote. 
    Location to be announced. 

    By order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 31, 2001.


    August 1, 2001. Full committee hearing.— 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to assess the impact of air emissions from the transportation sector on public health and the environment.

     Wednesday, August 1, 2001--
    9:30 a.m. --TIME CHANGE TO 9:00 a.m.--
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 26, 2001.
    Date of change in starting time, July 30, 2001.
     
     



    July 26, 2001. Full committee hearing.— 

    The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to assess the environmental and public health impacts of power plant emissions.

    Thursday, July 26, 2001--
    9:30 a.m. 
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 17, 2001.


    July 25, 2001. Full committee business meeting and hearing.— 

    The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to consider pending nominations. The following is a list of nominees: 

    • David A Sampson to be Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, Department of Commerce; 
    • George Tracy Mehan III to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water, Environmental Protection Agency; 
    • Judith Elizabeth Ayres to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of International Activities, Environmental Protection Agency; and 
    • Robert E. Fabricant to be General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency.
    Prior to the hearing, the full committee will consider amendments to the committee's rules.

    Wednesday, July 25, 2001--
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By order of the Chairman, James M. Jeffords, July 17, 2001.


    July 23, 2001. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing— 

    The Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct an oversight hearing on the Federal role in meeting infrastructure needs.—

    Monday, July 23, 2001 3:00 p.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By order of the Acting Chairman, Harry Reid, July 17, 2001.


    June 11, 2001. Full committee field hearing.—

     The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a field hearing to receive testimony on potential links between environmental contamination and chronic diseases/disease clusters, including high rates of breast cancer. 

    Monday, June 11, 2001
    Adelphi University
    Ruth Harley Student Center
    The Ballroom
    Garden City, NY 9:00 a.m. 

    By order of the Chairman, Harry Reid, June 6, 2001.


    May 30, 2001. Full committee field hearing.—

     The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a field hearing to receive testimony on emerging environmental techology and the national energy policy. 

    Wednesday, May 30, 2001 
    University of New Hampshire
    Memorial Union Building
    Strafford Room
    Durham, New Hampshire 2:00 p.m. 

    By order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, May 23, 2001.


    May 23, 2001. Full committee business meeting.— 

    The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business meeting to consider items pending before the committee.

    Wednesday, May 23, 2001--
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, May 16, 2001.


    May 23, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing— 

    The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on EPA support of water and wastewater infrastructure: successes and needed improvements.—

     Wednesday, May 23, 2001 -- CANCELED
    10:00 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Michael D. Crapo,May 16, 2001.


    May 17, 2001. Full committee hearing— 

    The Full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony regarding from the following nominees: 

    • Linda Fisher to be Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency; 
    • Jeffrey Holmstead to be Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, Environmental Protection Agency; 
    • Stephen Johnson to be Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances, Environmental Protection Agency; and, 
    • James Connaughton to be a Member, Council on Environmental Quality.. 
    Thursday, May 17, 2001
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, May 10, 2001. 


    May 15, 2001. Full committee hearing— 

    The Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the FY 2002 budget and priorities of the Environmental Protection Agency.— 

    Tuesday, May 15, 2001
    2:30 p.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, May 8, 2001. 


    May 10, 2001. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing— 

    The Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a hearing to receive testimony regarding FY 2002 Budget requests for the Department of Transportation and the General Services Administration.— 

    Thursday, May 10, 2001
    10:15 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, James Inhofe, May 3, 2001. 


    May 9, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing— 

    The Fisheries, Wildlife And Water Subcommittee will conduct a hearing to  evaluate the listing and de-listing processes of the Endangered Species Act.— 

    Wednesday, May 9, 2001
    9:30 a.m. 
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Michael Crapo, May 2, 2001. 


    May 8, 2001. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety hearing— 

    The Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear  Safety will conduct an oversight hearing on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.— 

    Tuesday, May 8, 2001
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, George Voinovich, May 1, 2001. 


    May 2, 2001. Full committee hearing— 

    The full committee will conduct a hearing to receive testimony regarding the  science of global climate change and issues related to reducing net greenhouse gas emmissions.— 

    Wednesday, May 2, 2001
    9:30  a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, April 25, 2001. 


    April 30, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water field hearing.  — 

    The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on options to address wastewater infrastructure needs in Ohio. 

    Monday, April 30, 2001
    9:30 a.m. 
    Columbus City Council
    City Hall, 90 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43215-9015 

    By Order of the Chairman, Michael Crapo, April 23, 2001 .


    April 26, 2001. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  — 

    The Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a hearing to  receive testimony on oversight of the Corps of Engineers program for the Fiscal Year 2002 budget. 

    Thursday, April 26, 2001
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-628) 

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Inhofe, April 20, 2001 .


    April 23, 2001. Full committee field hearing. --RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, APRIL 27-- — 

    The Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a field hearing to explore the issues surrounding the use of the fuel additive MTBE. 

     FRIDAY, April 27, 2001 
    2:00 p.m. 
    Salem High School
    Media Center
    44 Geremonty Drive
    Salem, New Hampshire 

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, April 13, 2001 .
    Date meeting was rescheduled, April 23, 2001


    April 12, 2001. Full committee field hearing. 

    The Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a field hearing to identify public health risk factors in Fallon, Nevada and the Federal and State response to cancer clusters and environmentally related community health problems. 

    Thursday, April 12, 2001
    9:00 a.m.
    Fallon Convention Center
    100 Campus Way
    Fallon, Nevada 

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, April 5, 2001 .


    April 10, 2001. Full committee field hearing.  — 

    The Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a field hearing to receive testimony on wildlife conservation and needs. 

    Tuesday, April 10, 2001
    1:00 p.m.
    Bartley Ranch
    6000 Bartley Ranch Road
    Reno, Nevada 

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, April 3, 2001 .


    April 5, 2001. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety hearing.  — 

    The Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee  will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the interaction between environmental regulations and the nation's energy policy. 

    Thursday, April 5, 2001
    9:00 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, George V. Voinovich, March 29, 2001 .


    March 27, 2001. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Subcommittee hearing.  — 

    The Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Subcommittee will conduct a hearing to  receive testimony on water and wastewater infrastructure needs. 

    Tuesday, March 27, 2001
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, Michael D. Crapo, March 20, 2001 .


    March 21, 2001. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety hearing.  — 

    The Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee  will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on harmonizing the Clean Air Act with our nation's energy policy. 

    Wednesday, March 21, 2001
    9:00 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, George V. Voinovich, March 14, 2001 .


    March 15, 2001. Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing.  — 

    The Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct a hearing to  receive testimony on an overview of Army Corps of Engineers management reforms. 

    Thursday, March 15, 2001
    9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, James M. Inhofe, March 8, 2001 .


    March 8, 2001. Full committee business meeting. [TIME CHANGE]. — 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business  meeting to consider S. 350, Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act of 2001. 

    Thursday, March 8, 2001
     10:00 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, March 1, 2001 .
    Date of change in meeting time, March 5, 2001


    February 28, 2001. Full committee business meeting. [TIME CHANGE]. — 

    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a business  meeting to act on the following agenda items: 

    • Committee Rules for the 107th Congress
    • Committee Funding Resolution for the 107th Congress
    Wednesday, February 28, 2001
     10:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, Bob Smith, February 21, 2001 .
    Date of change in meeting time, February 23, 2001


    February 27, 2001. Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Control, and Risk Assessment hearing.— 

    The Superfund, Waste Control and Risk Assessment Subcommittee will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on S. 350, the Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act of 2001. 

    Tuesday, February 27, 2001
    10:15 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By Order of the Chairman, Lincoln Chafee, February 20, 2001


    January [16] 17, 2001. Full Committee hearing— 

    RESCHEDULED








    The full Committee on Environment and Public Works will conduct a hearing to consider the pending nomination of Hon. Christine Todd Whitman to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.— 

     Wednesday, January 17, 2001 
     9:30 a.m.
    Hearing Room (SD-406) 

    By order of Senator Harry Reid, January 4, 2001. 
    Date of notice for change in schedule, January 10, 2001.