Several independent reports released this year show North America can produce enough oil and natural gas to meet America’s energy demands, possibly by the end of this decade. The subcommittee will hear testimony from a number of key energy experts and market analysts who will outline how this is a goal within our reach.
This hearing will continue the committee’s oversight of Department of Energy management of our nation’s most sensitive nuclear facilities. It will also examine a range of management and administrative challenges confronting DOE, including a recent security breakdown at the Y-12 National Security Complex.
“The subcommittee will continue to examine how both federal agencies and commercial wireless carriers might benefit from more efficient government use of spectrum.
This is the subcommittee’s fourth hearing in its “Where the Jobs Are” series to examine employment obstacles and opportunities America faces. As the nation endures 43 consecutive months of higher than 8 percent unemployment, the apps marketplace is one of the few sectors of the economy where jobs are being created.