Thursday, May 23, 2013
Flash Video of the 05.23.13 Full Committee hearing on the Re-nomination of Allison Macfarlane to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Flash Video of the 05.22.13 Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife hearing entitled, “Nutrient Trading and Water Quality.”
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06/13/13 - Washington, D.C. - Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement in response to the explosion that occurred this morning at a chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana: Senator Boxer said: "I have reached out to the Chemical Safety Board and was told that the Board is actively assessing the explosion that occurred this... - Read More