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Hearing on "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: The Challenges Facing Frontline Communities"

Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled "Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: The Challenges Facing Frontline Communities."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Panel I

Alfredo Gomez
Director, Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Testimony


Lilian Sotolongo Dorka, Esq.
Director, External Civil Rights Compliance Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Testimony


Helena Wooden-Aguilar
Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Policy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Testimony

 

Panel II

Mustafa Santiago Ali
Vice President, Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization
National Advocacy Center at the National Wildlife Federation

Testimony


Melissa Cribbins
Commissioner
Coos Country Board of Commissioners
On behalf of the National Association of Counties (NACo)

Testimony


Patrick B. Ford
Executive Director
Lebanon/Marion County Industrial Foundation

Testimony


Elsie Herring
Duplin County, North Carolina, Resident and Organizer
North Carolina Environment Justice Network

Testimony


Sharon Lavigne
Founder and President
RISE St. James

Testimony


Ruth Santiago, J.D., LL.M.
Attorney
Comité Diálogo Ambiental de Salinas

Testimony