House Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Environment
hearing on “Expanding the Role of States in EPA Rulemaking.”
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 10 a.m.
Place: 2318 Rayburn Bldg.
Misael Cabrera, director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Deborah Swackhamer, professor emerita with the Hubert H. View Full Post
House Foreign Affairs — Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere
hearing on “Energy Opportunities in South America.”
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 10 a.m.
Place: 2172 Rayburn Bldg.
Jorge Pinon, director of the Latin America and Caribbean Program in the University of Texas at Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences
Lisa Viscidi, director of Inter-American Dialogue’s Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program
Jason Bordoff, professor and director of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
hearing on the nomination of David Bernhardt to be deputy Interior secretary. View Full Post
As we previously reported on this blog, Congress and the Trump administration have revived the Congressional Review Act
(CRA) and set about rescinding a series of regulations promulgated during the Obama presidency. Congress’ authority to invalidate an executive agency rule is rooted in Article I of the Constitution, which vests “[a]ll legislative Powers [t]herein granted” in Congress. View Full Post
The House is not in session the week of May 8.
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
hearing on “Conservation, Consultation, and Capacity: State Views on the Need to Modernize the Endangered Species Act.”
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 10 a.m.
Place: 406 Dirksen Bldg. View Full Post