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Hearing on "The CLEAN Future Act and Environmental Justice: Protecting Frontline Communities"

Date: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:30am
Location: 
Virtual Hearing via Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act and Environmental Justice: Protecting Frontline Communities."

 

Key Documents

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

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chairman Tonko as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 1512, the "Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation's Future Act" or the "CLEAN Future Act"

H.R. 501, the "Climate Smart Ports Act" 

H.R. 516, the "Environmental Justice Mapping and Data Collection Act of 2021"

H.R. 861, the "Alerting Localities of Environmental Risks and Threats Act of 2021"

H.R. 862, the "Climate Action Planning for Ports Act of 2021"

H.R. 2021, the "Environmental Justice for All Act"

H.R. 2394, the "Climate Justice Act of 2021"

H.R. 2396, the "Ensuring Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act"

H.R. 2431, the "Voices for Environmental Justice Act"

H.R. 2434, the "Environmental Justice Act of 2021" 

H.R. 2397, the "Protection from Cumulative Emissions and Underenforcement of Environmental Law Act of 2021" 

 

Witnesses

Mildred McClain, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice

Testimony

 

Angelo Logan
Campaign Director
Moving Forward Network

Testimony

 

Elizabeth Yeampierre, J.D.
Executive Director
UPROSE

Testimony

 

Derrick Hollie
Founder
Reaching America

Testimony

 

Shay Hawkins
President
Opportunity Funds Association

Testimony

 

Adrienne Hollis, Ph.D., J.D.
Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist
Union of Concerned Scientists

Testimony