Democratic News

July 20, 2012

Week Ahead: July 23-27

On Tuesday, July 24, the Full Committee will consider the opportunities for, current level of investment in, and barriers to the expanded use of natural gas as a fuel for transportation.  Witnesses include The Hon. Dave McCurdy, president and CEO, American Gas Association, Washington, DC; Dr. Michael Gallagher, senior advisor, Westport Innovations, Inc., Vancouver, Canada; Reg Modlin, director of regulatory affairs, Chrysler Group, LLC., Auburn Hills, MI; Dr. David Greene, corporate fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; and Paul Cicio, president, Industrial Energy Consumers of America, Washington, DC.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)

On Wednesday, July 25, the subcommittee on water and power will examine the role of water use efficiency and its impact on energy use.  Witnesses include Henry L. Green, president, National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington, DC; Daniel W. Bena, senior director of global sustainable development, PepsiCo, Inc., Purchase, NY; GP Russ Chaney, chief executive officer, The IAPMO Group, Ontario, CA; and Mary Ann Dickinson, president and chief executive officer, Alliance for Water Efficiency, Chicago.  (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)

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