Friday, March 16, 2012

The witness list is out as Sen. Carper examines crucial EPA mercury/toxic standards for power plants

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
DATE: March 16, 2012
CONTACT: Emily Spain (202) 224-2441 or emily_spain@carper.senate.gov
Mary Kerr (EPW) 202-224-8832

****MEDIA ADVISORY****

U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS

SUBCOMMITTEE ON CLEAN AIR AND NUCLEAR SAFETY

HEARING: "Oversight: Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for Power Plants"

WASHINGTON – Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, will convene a hearing to review the Environmental Protection Agency's upcoming electric utility air pollution requirements to address air toxics.


WHEN: TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
10 AM

LOCATION: EPW Hearing Room
406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC

WEBCAST: Webcast will be available at http://epw.senate.gov starting at
10 AM

WITNESSES: (Order subject to change)

Panel 1

The Honorable Gina McCarthy
Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation
US Environmental Protection Agency

Panel 2

Robert M. Summers, Ph.D.
Secretary of the Environment
State of Maryland

William Lambert, PhD
Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Track, Oregon MPH Program
Head, Division of Epidemiology
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Rob James
Avon Lake City Council, Ward I
Avon Lake City Hall

Harry Alford
President
Nation Black Chamber of Commerce

Vickie Patton
General Counsel
Environmental Defense Fund

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