Hearings - Hearing
UPDATED TIME: Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife Legislative Hearing
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
03:00 PM EDT
EPW Hearing Room - 406 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife, will hold a legislative hearing to consider the following items:

- S. 571, Great Lakes Water Protection Act

- S. 1153, Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act

- S. 1175, Infrastructure Facilitation and Habitat Conservation Act of 2013

- S. 1202, SAFE Act

- S. 1232, Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act of 2013

- H.R. 1300, To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes.

- S. 1381, Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act

- S. 1650, A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exempt certain Alaska Native articles from prohibitions against sale of items containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes.

- S. 2225, Smart Water Resource Management Conservation and Efficiency Act of 2014

- S. 2530, A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation or exportation of mussels of certain genus, and for other purposes.

- S. 2560, United States Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act

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Majority Statements
Minority Statements


Opening Remarks

Panel 1
Mr. Mike Shapiro
Principle Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Mr. Steve Guertin
Deputy Director for Policy
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Panel 2
Dr. Bruce Stein PhD
Director, Climate Change Adaptation
National Wildlife Federation
Mr. Chad W. Lord
Policy Director, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, and
Senior Director, Water Policy, National Parks Conservation Association
Mr. Tony Wasley
Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW)

Majority Office
410 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.Washington, DC 20510-6175
phone: 202-224-6176
Minority Office
456 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.Washington, DC 20510-6175
phone: 202-224-8832