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July 2012 Hearings
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07/06/2012 President Obama signs into law the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)

Today at 4:55pm ET, President Obama will sign into law Chairman Boxer and Ranking Member Inhofe's Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, MAP-21. Congress passed the bill on June 29, with overwhelming bipartisan support, as part of a legislative package that included provisions related to student loans and flood insurance. A live webcast of this event can be found at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live starting at 4:55pm ET.
07/12/2012 UPDATED TIME: Full Committee hearing entitled, “The Latest Science on Lead’s Impacts on Children’s Development and Public Health.”

*Please note the updated time.
07/24/2012 Full and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health joint hearing entitled, "Oversight of EPA Authorities and Actions to Control Exposures to Toxic Chemicals."

Webcast can be accessed by clicking the red “live hearing” icon when the hearing begins at 10am ET. Please note that the icon will not appear until 10am ET and may require your web browser to be refreshed at that time.
07/25/2012 Full Committee Business Meeting

The Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a Business Meeting to consider the following items: • S. 847, Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 • S. 357, Wildlife Disease Emergency Act of 2011 • S. 810, Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011 • S. 1494, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2011 • S. 2071, Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2012 • S. 2156, Migratory Bird Habitat Investment and Enhancement Act • S. 2282, North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act of 2012 • S. 3370, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Federal Land Conveyance Act of 2012 • S. 2251, A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 709 West 9th Street, Juneau, Alaska, as the "Robert Boochever United States Courthouse." • S. 2326, A bill to designate the new United States courthouse in Buffalo, New York, as the "Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse". • S. 1735, A bill to approve the transfer of Yellow Creek Port properties in Iuka, Mississippi. • GSA Resolutions • Major General John Peabody, nominee to be President and Member, Mississippi River Commission • Corps Study Resolutions: City of Norfolk, Virginia and Port Fourchon, Louisiana