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Legislative Hearings and TestimonyCongressional Hearings Held Before The House and Senate Committees for 2007 and 2008

First Session of the 110th Congress

Second Session of the 110th Congress


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First Session of the 110th Congress
Agency Witness EPA Program Office Hearing Date Congressional Committee Holding Hearing Subject of Congressional Hearing
Thomas P. Dunne, Associate Administrator, Homeland Security 11/15/2007
(PDF, 15 pp, 44 KB)
Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee; Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee & the State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration Subcommittee Preparedness for Response to Attack with a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD)
(PDF, 15 pp, 44 KB)
Ephraim King, Director, Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water 11/14/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 41 KB)
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee; Domestic Policy Subcommittee Mercury in Dental Amalgam & Other Releases of Mercury
(PDF, 7 pp, 41 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 11/08/2007
(PDF, 13 pp, 52 KB)
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee; Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Sustainable Water Policies
(PDF, 13 pp, 52 KB)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 11/08/2007
(PDF, 15 pp, 53 KB)
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Greenhouse Gases & Deseret Power Electric Cooperative
(PDF, 15 pp, 53 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 10/31/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 31 KB)
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Oil and Gas Sector
(PDF, 9 pp, 31 KB)
Robert Meyers, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation 10/31/2007
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Status of Public Health & Safety Standards for Yucca Mountain, NV
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
Dana Tulis, Deputy Office Director, Office of Emergency Management 10/25/2007
(PDF, 11 pp, 40 KB)
House Science and Technology Committee, Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee Environmental Radioanalytical Capability and Capacity in Radiological Response
(PDF, 11 pp, 40 KB)
Wayne Nastri, Region 9 Administrator 10/23/2007
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
House Oversight and Reform Committee Contamination from Uranium Mines in the Navajo Nation
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
James B. Gulliford, Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances 10/18/2007
(PDF, 5 pp, 22 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Lead-based Paint Program and Activities
(PDF, 5 pp, 22 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 10/18/2007
(PDF, 14 pp, 43 KB)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee The 35th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act: Successes and Future Challenges
(PDF, 14 pp, 43 KB)
Susan Parker Bodine, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 10/17/2007
(PDF, 16 pp, 55 KB)
Senate Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health Superfund Program
(PDF, 16 pp, 55 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 10/16/2007
(PDF, 14 pp, 46 KB)
House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment The Raw Sewage Overflow Right-to-Know Act (H.R. 2452)
(PDF, 14 pp, 39 KB)
Granta Y. Nakayama, Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance 10/04/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 42 KB)
House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Environment and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Environmental Justice Legislation, Pending bill H.R. 1103 (Environmental Justice Act of 2007)
(PDF, 8 pp, 23 KB)
Molly A. O'Neill, Chief Information Officer, Office of Environmental Information 10/04/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 25 KB)
House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Environment and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)
(PDF, 7 pp, 25 KB)
Andrew R. Cochran, nominee for EPA Inspector General 10/02/2007
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Nomination hearing for Inspector General of EPA
(PDF, 4 pp, 28 KB)
James A. Hanlon, Director, Office of Wastewater Management 10/02/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 23 KB)
House Committee on Natural Resources Impaired watersheds and legacy impacts from abandoned mines
(PDF, 8 pp, 23 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 09/19/2007
(PDF, 13 pp, 40 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security, and Water Quality Subcommittee Nation's Water Infrastructure Needs
(PDF, 13 pp, 40 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 09/06/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 32 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)
(PDF, 9 pp, 32 KB)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 07/26/2007
(PDF, 7pp, 27 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

California Waiver Request/Greenhouse Gas Motor Vehicle Emission Standards
(PDF, 7 pp, 27 K)
Granta Y. Nakayama, Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Complliance Assurance 07/25/2007
(PDF, 10pp, 39 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Superfund and Environmental Health Subcommittee

Environmental Justice
(PDF, 10 pp, 39 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 07/12/2007
(PDF, 14 pp, 46 KB)
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Beach Program
(PDF, 14 pp, 46 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 07/11/2007
(PDF, 6pp, 23 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee

National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone
(PDF, 19 pp, 60 K)
Wayne Nastri, Region 9 Administrator 07/10/2007
(PDF, 2pp, 16 K)
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee

Tijuana River Valley Sanitation Concerns
(PDF, 2 pp, 16 K)
Deborah Dietrich, Director, Office of Emergency Management, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 07/10/2007
(PDF, 5 pp, 23 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security and Water Quality Subcommittee

U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board and EPA's Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Programs
(PDF, 5 pp, 23 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 06/27/2007
(PDF, 16 pp, 49 KB)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committe; Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security and Water Quality Subcommittee EPA's Beach Program
(PDF, 16 pp, 49 K)
James B. Gulliford, Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances 06/22/2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 20 K)
House Energy and Commerce Committee, Environment and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee

H.R. 1534, Mercury Export Ban Act of 2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 20 K)
Susan Parker Bodine, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 06/20/2007
(PDF, 11 pp, 38 K)
Senate Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health EPA's Role under National Response Plan and Efforts Associated with World Trade Center Response
(PDF, 11 pp, 38 K)
Peter J. Murtha, Director, Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance 06/12/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 54 K)
House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee

Camp Lejeune Military Reservation
(PDF, 8 pp, 54 K)
Captain Aubrey Miller, MD, MPH United States Public Health Service
Region 8, U.S. EPA
06/12/2007
(PDF, 11pp, 111 K)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

An Examination of the Health Effects of Asbestos and Methods of Mitigating Such Impacts
(PDF, 11 pp, 111 K)
Franklin Hill, Director, Region 4 Superfund Division 06/12/2007
(PDF, 5 pp, 28 K)
House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Oveersight and investigations Subcommittee

Camp Lejeune Military Reservation
(PDF, 5 pp, 28 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 06/08/2007
(PDF, 19pp, 60 K)
House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Energy security and challenges posed by climate change
(PDF, 19 pp, 60 K)
Robert Meyers, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation
06/07/2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 28 K)
House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Energy & Air Quality Subcommittee

Draft Legislation Concerning Alternative Fuels, Infrastructure, and Vehicles
(PDF, 6 pp, 28 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 05/11/2007
(PDF, 21 pp, 73 K)
House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure

Energy Security & Climate Change
(PDF, 21 pp, 73 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 05/10/2007
(PDF, 13 pp, 47 KB)
House Committee on Science & Technology, Technology and Innovation Subcommittee Green infrastructure, clean water, and healthy watersheds
(PDF, 13 pp, 47 KB)
Robert Meyers, Associate Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation 05/08/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 30 KB)
House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Energy & Air Quality Subcommittee Renewable and alternative fuels
(PDF, 7 pp, 30 KB)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator for Water; Susan Bodine, Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response; and George Gray for Research and Development 04/25/2007
(PDF, 11 pp, 36 KB)
House Energy and Commerce Committee, Environment and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Perchlorate
(PDF, 10 pp, 42 KB)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 04/24/2007
(PDF, 19 pp, 58 K)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

The Implications of the Supreme Court's Decision Regarding EPA's Authorities with Respect to Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act
(PDF, 19 pp, 58 K)
Craig Hooks, Director, Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds; Office of Water 04/19/2007
(PDF, 10 pp, 42 KB)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Water Quality Programs for Agriculture
(PDF, 10 pp, 42 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 04/17/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 30 KB)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Atmospheric Deposition and Water Pollution
(PDF, 9 pp, 30 K)
Susan Parker Bodine, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 04/05/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 30 K)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Superfund Cleanup Activities in Libby, Montana
(PDF, 8 pp, 30 K)
Brian McLean, Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Office of Air and Radiation 03/29/2007
(PDF, 20 pp, 5.10 MB)
House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee Cap and Trade Programs
(PDF, 20 pp, 5.10 MB)
Susan Parker Bodine, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
03/19/2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 25 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security and Water Quality Subcommittee


EPA's authorities for promoting the safety of our nation's chemical facilities
(PDF, 6 pp, 25 K)
George Gray, Ph.D, Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development 03/14/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 26 K)
House Committee on Science and Technology, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee

Fiscal Year 2008 President's Budget Request, Science & Technology
(PDF, 7 pp, 26 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 03/13/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 52 K)
Senate Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies

FY2008 President's Budget Request
(PDF, 8 pp, 52 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 03/08/2007
(PDF, 16 pp, 57 K)
House Committee on Energy & Commerce FY2008 President's Budget Request
(PDF, 16 pp, 57 K)
William L. Wehrum, Acting Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation 03/08/2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 41 K)
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Solutions for Combating Climate Change
(PDF, 8 pp, 40 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 03/07/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 56 KB)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Economic threat of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes
(PDF, 9 pp, 56 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 03/07/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 53 K)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works FY2008 President's Budget Request
(PDF, 8 pp, 53 K)
William L. Wehrum, Acting Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, and Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Adminstrator for Water 03/06/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 30 K)
Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality
Carbon Capture and Sequestration: An Overview
(PDF, 8 pp, 40 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 02/28/2007
(PDF, 8 pp, 40 K)
House Appropriation Committee FY2008 President's Budget Request
(PDF, 8 pp, 40 K)
Richard E. Greene, Region 6 Administrator 02/26/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 29 K)
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Update on EPA's Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
(PDF, 7 pp, 29 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 02/14/2007
(PDF, 7 pp, 32 K)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee President's FY 2008 Budget Request
(PDF, 7 pp, 32 K)
Susan Parker Bodine, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 02/14/2007
(PDF, 6 pp, 25 K)
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee President's FY2008 Budget
(PDF, 6 pp, 25 K)
Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator 02/06/2007
(PDF, 16 pp, 57 K)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Progress in Environmental Protection
(PDF, 16 pp, 57 K)
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water 01/19/2007
(PDF, 9 pp, 43 K)
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Water Infrastructure Needs, Financing, and Management
(PDF, 9 pp., 43 K)

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