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March 2012 Hearings
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03/08/2012 Update: Senate Floor Debate continues this Week on the EPW Committee’s Bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, S.1813)

The Senate will continue debate this week on S.1813, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). The legislation, which reauthorizes the nation’s surface transportation programs for two years, passed the EPW Committee unanimously in November 2011. The current surface transportation authorization is set to expire on March 31. Watch Senate floor debate on CSPAN-2: http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/. Track the bill’s status via http://www.thomas.gov Senate Schedule for Thursday, March 08, 2012 9:30 a.m.: Convene and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.
03/13/2012 POSTPONED: Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife Legislative Hearing

***Due to the Senate schedule, this hearing will be rescheduled for a later date. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife, will hold a legislative hearing to consider the following items: • S. 810, Great Apes Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011 • S. 1249, Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act • S. 2071, Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2012 • S. 357, Wildlife Disease Emergency Act of 2011 • S. 1494, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2011 • S. 1266, Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2011 • S. 2156, Migratory Bird Habitat Investment and Enhancement Act
03/14/2012 Update: Senate Floor Debate continues this Week on the EPW Committee’s Bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, S.1813)

The Senate will continue debate today on S.1813, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). The legislation, which reauthorizes the nation’s surface transportation programs for two years, passed the EPW Committee unanimously in November 2011. The current surface transportation authorization is set to expire on March 31. Watch Senate floor debate on CSPAN-2: http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/. Track the bill’s status via http://www.thomas.gov. Schedule for Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012 9:30 a.m.: Convene and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.
03/15/2012 Full and Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety joint hearing entitled, "Lessons from Fukushima One Year Later: NRC’s Implementation of Recommendations for Enhancing Nuclear Reactor Safety in the 21st Century."


03/20/2012 Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety hearing entitled, "Oversight: Review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for Power Plants.”


03/22/2012 UPDATED TIME: Full Committee hearing entitled, "Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Hearing.”


03/27/2012 Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy and Subcommittee on Oversight joint hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing on EPA's Work with Other Federal Entities to Reduce Pollution and Improve Environmental Performance.”


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