Friday, October 30, 2009

Kerry-Boxer (S. 1733) Hearing & Testimony Guide

Oct 30: Following three days of extensive testimony in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Chaired by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), on the Chairman's Mark of the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (S. 1733, i.e. Kerry-Boxer bill), the mark up by the full Committee is scheduled to begin on November 3, 2009. The following is a listing and links to all testimony and videos of each day's hearing.

Day 1:
Senator John Kerry (D-MA); Department of Energy; Department of Transportation; Department of the Interior; U.S. EPA; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and Department of Agriculture. Webcast, October 27.

Day 2:
Infinia Corporation; Google; Blue Green Alliance; City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Apollo Alliance; Valero Energy Corp; Virginia Manufacturers Association; former Senator John Warner; United States Department of Defense; Center for Naval Analyses; Major General Robert H. Scales (Ret.); Truman National Security Project; The Heritage Foundation; NRG Energy, Inc.; Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG); Long Island Power Authority; Environmental Defense Fund; ICF International; Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives; South Dakota Public Utilities Commission; Maryland Department of the Environment; California Association of Sanitation Agencies; Union of Concerned Scientists; National Wildlife Federation; Quinault Indian Nation; Western Business Roundtable; and American Enterprise Institute. Webcast, October 28.

Day 3:
Rio Tinto; Exelon Corporation; University of Delaware; International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local 11; Environmental Defense Fund; Ohio Coal Association; American Farm Bureau Federation; Former Representative Sherwood Boehlert, Bipartisan Policy Center’s National Transportation Policy Project; American Public Transportation Association; Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG); Hahn Transportation, Inc.; Center for American Progress Action Fund; Center for Clean Air Policy; World Resources Institute; Competitive Enterprise Institute; California Environmental Protection Agency; Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA); VantagePoint Venture Partners; Natural Resources Defense Council; United Mine Workers of America; CountryMark; and Industrial Energy Consumers of America. Webcast, October 29.

Access a release from Senator Boxer (
click here). Access a 4-page Summary of Allowance Allocations for S. 1733 (click here). Access a 2-page summary of Key Changes in the Chairman’s Mark (click here). Access the 925-page complete Chairman's Mark of S. 1733 (click here). Access EPA's 38-page economic analysis of S. 1733 (click here). Access legislative details for S. 1733 (click here).