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  • US Conference of Mayors Discussion on Carbon Emissions
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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Discussion on Clean Power Rules

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, Bob Perciasepe, and others talked about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which sets emissions standards for power plants to…

  • Discussion on Coal and Climate Change
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    Coal and Climate Change

    Panelists talked about the future of the use of coal and its role in the climate change debate. Topics included the state of clean coal technology and its role in reducing carbon emissions. “Revisiting Coal…

  • Hearing on the EPA and Small Business
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    Environmental Regulations and Small Businesses

    Bob Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and its potential effects on small businesses.

  • Hearing on Clean Water Act Regulations
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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 scope of the…

  • EPA Investigation of John Beale
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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 guilty…

  • Managing the Federal Workforce
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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.

  • Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Rules
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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Job Creation and the Economy Part 3
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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…

  • Air Quality Standards
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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…

  • Oil Industry Competition
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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 Department…

  • Environmental Protection Agency
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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 measured. He…

  • US Watershed Assessment
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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, she…

  • Pfiesteria Fish Kill Incidents
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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…

  • Coastal Defense Initiative
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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.