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The Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Thurs., Feb. 7, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time in Longworth 1324 on climate change and ocean health. A full witness list is available below.

As with all Committee hearings, the event is open to press and the public.

Thursday’s hearing is the second in a monthlong series of Committee hearings on climate change impacts in our jurisdiction.


Witness List

Majority Witnesses

Dr. Deborah Bronk, President and CEO, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, Maine

Carol Browner, Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Beth Casoni, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association, Scituate, Mass.

Angela Chalk, Executive Director of Healthy Community Services, New Orleans, La.

Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Chieftess and Head-of-State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, St. Helena Island, S.C.


Minority Witnesses

Dr. David R. Legates, Professor of Climatology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Dr. Kevin Dayaratna, Senior Statistician and Research Programmer, Institute for Economic Freedom, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.