Biden’s Strategy for Natural Capital Accounting

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 15:15:00 GMT

On Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 10:15 a.m., in room 1334 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold an oversight hearing titled “Monetizing Nature and Locking up Public Land: The Implications of Biden’s Strategy for Natural Capital Accounting.”

Witnesses are not yet announced.

  • House Natural Resources Committee
    Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee 1334 Longworth
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Geothermal Energy and Mining Royalties Legislation

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 19:00:00 GMT

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 6482 (Rep. Fulcher), “Enhancing Geothermal Production on Federal Lands Act”;
  • H.R. 7370 (Rep. Curtis), “Geothermal Energy Opportunity Act” or the “GEO Act”;
  • H.R. 7375 (Rep. Hageman), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to improve the assessment of expression of interest fees, and for other purposes;
  • H.R. 7377 (Rep. Hunt), “Royalty Resiliency Act”;
  • H.R. 7409 (Rep. Kim of Calif.), “Harnessing Energy At Thermal Sources Act” or the “HEATS Act”; and
  • H.R. 7422 (Rep. Ocasio-Cortez), “Geothermal Cost-Recovery Authority Act of 2024”.

Witnesses are yet to be announced.

  • House Natural Resources Committee
    Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee 1324 Longworth
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America’s Wildlife Habitat Conservation Act

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 15:15:00 GMT

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 10:15 a.m. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill:

  • H.R. 7408 (Rep. Westerman), “America’s Wildlife Habitat Conservation Act”.

Witnesses are yet to be announced.

  • House Natural Resources Committee
    Water, Wildlife and Fisheries Subcommittee 1324 Longworth
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The People's House Party! Movement Politics to Win in 2024

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 00:00:00 GMT

It’s a People’s House Party! Join People’s Action, SURJ and Seed The Vote to hear what you can do to elect and defend progressive leaders up and down the ballot in 2024, with grassroots leaders from Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York and more, Sulma Arias and Marta Popadiak from People’s Action, U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), Juanita Lewis from Community Voices Heard, and more special guests.

Join us as People’s Action, SURJ, Seed the Vote, and champions like U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman launch the next phase of our fight to elect working class champions and block the assault on our movement led by AIPAC and other right-wing corporate donors.

If you’re ready for a real democracy led by poor and working class people and which answers to all of us, not just the very wealthy, the most important thing you can do next week is join our event and find out how you can get in the fight.

Building Consensus Around Environmental Policy

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 19:00:00 GMT

Join The Hill & American Conservation Coalition for their inaugural partnership program, looking at young conservative and progressive environmental youth leaders. We will conduct a deep-dive conversation discussing environmental justice, nuclear energy, permitting reform, green jobs, and natural climate solutions.

RSVP for the livestream.

Speakers:
  • Nalleli Cobo, Progressive Environmental Activist
  • Isaias Hernandez, Environmental Educator; Creator, QueerBrownVegan
  • Chris Johnson, Managing Director, Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends
  • Joe Pinion, CEO, Pinion Media Group; Conservative Clean Energy Strategist
  • Sierra Quitiquit, Skier & Climate Activist
  • Isaac Michael Ybarra, Progressive Climate Activist & Artist
  • Jeff Luse, Policy Analyst & Deputy Editor, C3 Solutions
  • Isabel Brown, Conservative Social Media Influencer
Moderator:
  • Julia Manchester, National Political Correspondent, The Hill
Partner Perspective:
  • Chris Barnard, President, American Conservation Coalition
  • Kristy Drutman, Founder, Brown Girl Green; Co-Founder, Green Jobs Board

EV Fires and First Responders

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:30:00 GMT

Science Committee Investigations & Oversight Subcommittee hearing entitled “Examining the Risk: The Dangers of EV Fires for First Responders.”

  • Dan Munsey, Fire Chief, San Bernardino County Fire Department
  • Dr. Judy Jeevarajan, Vice President and Executive Director, Electrochemical Safety Research Institute at UL Research Institutes
  • House Science, Space, and Technology Committee
    Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee 2318 Rayburn
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Oversight of the Department of Agriculture

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 19:30:00 GMT

Full committee hearing.

Witness:
  • Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee 328A Dirksen
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Water Resources Development Act 2024: USACE Water Infrastructure Projects, Programs and Priorities

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:00:00 GMT

On Wednesday, February 28, 2024, U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, will hold a hearing to assist with the development of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2024, which authorizes projects, programs, and other activities under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program.

Witnesses:
  • Michael C. Connor, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works
  • Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Senate Environment and Public Works Committee 406 Dirksen
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Federal Maritime Commission Nominations

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:00:00 GMT

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, will convene a full committee hearing on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 10:00 AM EST to consider the following presidential nominations:

Nominees:
  • Daniel B. Maffei to be Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission (re-appointment)
  • Rebecca F. Dye to be Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (re-appointment)
  • Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee 253 Russell
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Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Developing Geologic Hydrogen in the United States

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:00:00 GMT

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the opportunities and challenges associated with developing geologic hydrogen in the United States.

Witnesses:
  • Evelyn N. Wang, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Geoffrey S. Ellis, Research Geologist, Energy Resources Program, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Pete Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder, Koloma
  • Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee 366 Dirksen
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