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    Clean Water Act Regulations

    Robert Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) oversight authority under the Clean Water Act. He answered questions from committee members on the…

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    EPA Investigation of John Beale

    Witnesses testified at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) investigation of John Beale, the former high-ranking official who has plead…

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    Managing the Federal Workforce

    Cabinet secretaries spoke about managing the federal workforce and the value of public employees in the midst of shrinking budgets. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Rules

    Witnesses testified about a proposed emission rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The rule, known as the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) for utilities would set…

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    ExxonMobil Oil Spill in Yellowstone River

    Witnesses testified about ExxonMobil’s oil spill in the Yellowstone River. They talked about the Environmental Protection Agency’s lead role in cleanup and environmental…

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    Natural Gas Drilling

    Deputy Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe testified at a hearing on two upcoming studies indicating that drilling for natural gas in U.S. may not be as…

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    Job Creation and the Economy, Part 3

    Mayors and other officials from around the country gathered for an annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Their remarks focused on state, local and federal efforts to…

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    Air Quality Standards

    The Clinton administration announced new air quality standards that would cut air pollution from heavy-duty trucks and buses by more than ninety percent over the next ten years. They…

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    Oil Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony on gasoline prices in the Midwest and possible solutions to the crisis. Witnesses included governors from Midwestern states, as well as Energy …

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    Environmental Protection Agency

    Mr. Krask talked about an air quality monitoring station and how it helps control air pollution. Mr. Perciasepe discussed the national air quality standards and how they are…

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    U.S. Watershed Assessment

    EPA Administrator Browner talked with reporters about a watershed water quality initiative and public access to local and national water quality standards. After her prepared remarks,…

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    Pfiesteria Fish Kill Incidents

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning pfiesteria, a microbe which is responsible for fish-kills and human ailments along the mid-Atlantic coast. They heard testimony from…

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    Coastal Defense Initiative

    The subcommittee held a hearing on H.R. 2647, to provide for the protection and preservation of coastal and Great Lakes environmental quality for present and future generations.

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