WASHINGTON – The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee will hold a hearing on Sept. 16 at 10:00 AM ET in SD 406 to conduct oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following the Gold King mine disaster. The hearing is at the request of Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.). The hearing will also examine EPA’s response and the subsequent impact on the environment and economies of local states, communities, and Indian tribes.


Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


SD 406, Dirksen Senate Office Building 406


Wednesday, September 16 at 10:00 AM ET

Members of the Media:

If you plan to attend, please email Kristina_Baum@epw.senate.gov. Please note that media are required to display current Senate press credentials. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.