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  • Nuclear Reactor Safety
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    Nuclear Reactor Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on on nuclear reactor safety following Japan’s disaster earlier in the year. Senators in their opening statement referred repeatedly to the…

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  • Disease Clusters and Environmental Health
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    Disease Clusters and Environmental Health

    Witnesses testified about potential connections between “clusters” of cancer, birth defects and other diseases, and contaminants in the surrounding environment. At least 42 disease clusters…

    2,732 views
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Review
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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Review

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission testified about safety at U.S. nuclear plants. Among the issues commission members discussed were the preliminary findings of a task force…

    1,952 views
  • Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis
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    Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Gregory Jaczko and others testified on U.S. efforts to assist the Japanese following a series of nuclear accidents at the Fukushima power plant caused by failures related to a devastating…

    1,030 views
  • Natural Gas Drilling
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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…

    900 views
  • ExxonMobil Oil Spill in Yellowstone River
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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 assessment, the Pipeline…

    793 views
  • BP Oil Spill Damage Assessment Panel 2
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    BP Oil Spill Damage Assessment, Panel 2

    Representatives of affected states testified about damage assessment of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They focused on the progress of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA),…

    622 views
  • Lessons from Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis
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    Lessons from Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Officials and others testified at a hearing on lessons that could be taken from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant crisis in Japan. They said the situation at Japan’s damaged nuclear power plant was…

    610 views
  • Public Health and Drinking Water
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    Public Health and Drinking Water

    Witnesses testified about the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to limit a pair of toxic chemicals that had been found in public water supplies. The chemicals chromium-6 and…

    584 views
  • Oversight of the Environmental Protection Agencys Brownfields Program
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    Oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Program

    Witnesses testified about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Program, which gives states and communities resources to clean up and reuse contaminated sites. Among the…

    488 views
  • Flood Control Infrastructure and Preparedness
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    Flood Control Infrastructure and Preparedness

    Members of Congress, federal and local officials, and experts testified on the condition of U.S. flood control systems.

    368 views
  • BP Oil Spill Damage Assessment Panel 1
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    BP Oil Spill Damage Assessment, Panel 1

    Officials testified about the process and timetable for damage assessment of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They focused on the progress of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment…

    267 views
  • Enhancing Reactor Safety
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    Enhancing Reactor Safety

    Commissioners testified on the NRC’s 90 day report, which was released in July. It laid out numerous areas for improvement, based on the experience in Japan after the March 11 earthquake…

    224 views
  • Transportation Reauthorization
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    Transportation Reauthorization

    Witnesses testified about proposed bipartisan legislation funding transportation projects at current levels for the next two years. The bill included reforms that streamlined funding…

    217 views