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Hearing on "EPA's Enforcement Program: Taking the Environmental Cop Off the Beat"

Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:30am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, "EPA's Enforcement Program: Taking the Environmental Cop Off the Beat." 

 

Live Stream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chair DeGette as prepared for delivery

 

Witnesses

Panel I

The Honorable Susan Bodine
Assistant Administrator
Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Testimony

 

Panel II

Bruce Buckheit, JD, MS
Analyst and Consultant
Former Director
Air Enforcement Division, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tesimony

 

Bakeyah Nelson, PhD
Executive Director
Air Alliance Houston

Testimony

 

Eric Schaeffer, JD
Executive Director
Environmental Integrity Project

Testimony

 

Chris Sellers, PhD, MD
Professor of History
Director, Center for the Study of Inequality and Social Justice
Stony Brook University

Testimony

 

Jay Shimshak, PhD
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
University of Virginia

Testimony

 

The Honorable Ronald J. Tenpas, JD
Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Former Assistant Attorney General
Environment and Natural Resources Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Testimony