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Field Hearing on The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Utilities and the Impact this Regulation Will Have on Jobs

July 16, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a field hearing on Monday, July 16, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, Virginia 24210. The hearing will be a continuation of the American Energy Initiative, with a focus on EPA’s proposed Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for utilities and the impact this regulation will have on jobs.

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield

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Witness List

Panel I

Thomas F. Farrell II
Chairman, President & CEO
Dominion
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Paul H. Vining
President
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

John N. Voyles Jr.
Vice President, Transmission/Generation
LG&E and KU Energy
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Donna Kessinger
Mechanic Electrician, Cliffs Natural Resources
LLC UMWA Local 1713
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Panel II

Dan Nation
Division President
Parkdale Mills
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Joe Gary Street
Vice President, Sales
West River Conveyors & Machinery Co.
on behalf of Buchanan County Chamber of Commerce
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Scott E. Weyandt
Director, Sustainability & Compliance
Shearer’s Food, 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»;