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The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on the New Proposal to Tighten National Standards for Fine Particulate Matter

June 28, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled the 21st day of its hearing on the American Energy Initiative on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will focus on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposal to tighten National Ambient Air Quality Standards for fine particulate matter.

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Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield

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Witness List

Anne E. Smith, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
NERA Economic Consulting
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Peter A. Valberg, Ph.D.
Principal, Environmental Health
Gradient Corporation
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Jeffrey R. Holmstead
Bracewell & Giuliani
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Bradford Muller
Vice President, Marketing
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Dr. Tee Lamont Guidotti, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Advisory Services, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Collin P. O'Mara
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Mr. Mark Herbst
Executive Director
Long Island Contractors Association, Inc.
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»;