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The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations

June 19, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a hearing on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. This will be the twentieth day of the subcommittee’s hearing on “The American Energy Initiative.” The focus will be on EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations.

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield

Opening Statement of Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton

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 Witness List

Panel 1

Robb MacKie
President and CEO
American Bakers Association
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Carl T. Shaffer
President
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Charles Smith
President and CEO
CountryMark Cooperative LLP
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

William L. Chameides, Ph.D.
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Daniel J. Weiss
Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy
Center for American Progress
Witness Testimony (Supporting Document) (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Louis Anthony Cox, Jr., Ph.D
President
Cox Associates
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Gerry Sweeney
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rain CII Carbon LLC
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Panel 2

David A. Wright
Commissioner, Vice-Chairman
Public Service Commission of South Carolina
On behalf of:
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Steven E. Winberg
Vice President, Research & Development
CONSOL Energy Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Barbara Walz
Senior Vice President for External Relations and Environmental
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

David D. Doniger
Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program
Natural Resources Defense Council
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)


U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;