No Time to Waste: Solutions for America's Broken Recycling System

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:30:00 GMT

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 11:30 a.m via Cisco Webex.

Legislation
  • H.R. 8059, the “Recycling and Composting Accountability Act”
  • H.R. 8183, the “Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act of 2022”
  • H.R. 1512, the “Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nations’s Future Act” or the “CLEAN Future Act”
  • H.R. 2238, the “Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021”
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee
    Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee
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Full Committee Markup of FY 2023 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies; Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bills and Revised Report on the Suballocation of Budget Allocations

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT

Hearing page

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 bill.

For 2023, the bill provides $242.1 billion, an increase of $28.5 billion – 13 percent – above 2022.

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 funding bill.

For 2023, the bill provides funding of $90.9 billion, an increase of $9.9 billion – more than 12 percent – above 2022. This includes an increase of $8.9 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development and $837 million for the Department of Transportation. In total, the bill provides $168.5 billion in total budgetary resources, an increase of $11.5 billion above 2022.

Postponed: Global Efforts to Encourage a Sustainable Blue Economy

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 16:00:00 GMT

This hearing has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a date to be announced.

This is a virtual hearing.

Witnesses
  • Richard Murray, Ph.D., Deputy Director and Vice President for Science and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Laure Katz, Blue Nature Vice President, Conservation International
  • Fertram Sigurjonsson, Founder and CEO, Kerecis

Full Committee Markup of FY 2023 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs and Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bills

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT

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The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 funding bill.

In total, the bill includes $44.8 billion in regular appropriations, an increase of $6.8 billion – 18 percent – above the FY 2022 enacted level. There is also an additional $2.55 billion of funding provided under the fire suppression cap adjustment.

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 funding bill.

In total, the bill provides $64.57 billion, which is $8.475 billion above 2022 – an increase of 15 percent.

  • Bill summary
  • Hearing page

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 bill.

    For 2023, the bill provides $85.5 billion, an increase of $7.6 billion – 9.7 percent – above the comparable 2022 level.

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 funding bill.

    For 2023, the Energy and Water bill provides $56.275 billion, an increase of $3.4 billion above the fiscal year 2022 level.

Cutting Methane Pollution: Safeguarding Health, Creating Jobs, and Protecting Our Climate

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMT

The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hearing titled “Cutting Methane Pollution: Safeguarding Health, Creating Jobs, and Protecting Our Climate” on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The hearing will take place in Room 210 of the Cannon House Office Building and via Zoom video conferencing.

This hearing will review community perspectives on the public health, climate, jobs, and economic benefits of cutting methane pollution from oil and gas infrastructure.

Witnesses:
  • Patrice Tomcik, Senior National Field Manager, Moms Clean Air Force. Tomcik’s advocacy and policy work focus on equitable solutions to protect children’s health from air pollution and climate change. A resident of Pennsylvania, she first became involved with Moms Clean Air Force as a volunteer, joining other local parents to push for clean air safeguards after fracking was permitted at gas wells near her children’s schools.
  • Sarah Ann Smith, Chief of Programs, Clean Air Task Force. A member of Clean Air Task Force’s senior leadership team, Smith led the growth of the organization’s methane emissions reduction program, building up a small team into a substantial global operation on four continents.

FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Bill

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 21:30:00 GMT

  • House Appropriations Committee
    Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee 2359 Rayburn
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Fiscal Year 2023 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Subcommittee Appropriations Bill

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 20:00:00 GMT

Hearing page

Text of Legislation
  • House Education and Labor Committee
    Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee 2175 Rayburn
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