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Legislative Hearing on the "U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act of 2012,” and the “Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012"

July 18, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a legislative hearing on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The focus will be on the “U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act of 2012,” and the “Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012.”

Hearing Notice

H.R. ____, the U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act of 2012

H.R. ____, the Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012

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 I

Mark Murai
President
California Strawberry Commission
Witness Testimony

Michelle Castellano Keeler
Vice President
Mellano & Company
Witness Testimony

Russell Costanza
Owner
Russell Costanza Farms
Witness Testimony

Scott M. Dimare
Vice President & Director of Farm Operations
Dimare Ruskin, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

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

Panel II

Jason Shandell
General Counsel & Secretary
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Edward M. Kerwin, MD
Senior Medical Director
Allergy & Asthma Center of Southern Oregon
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Monica Kraft, MD
Professor of Medicine, Duke University
President, The American Thoracic Society
Director, Duke Asthma, Allergy and Airway Center
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Chris Ward
Former Chairman
Board of Directors of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Statement for the Record provided by EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy


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»;