Washington, D.C., July 29, 2014—Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ), Chairman of the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on the Environment and member of the House Small Business Committee will be questioning Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials and industry representatives on incidents of EPA overreach at two hearings this Wednesday.
“The EPA’s Carbon Plan: Failure by Design”
The hearing will be hosted in room 2318 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EDT/7:00 a.m. MST/PDT. The hearing will be streamed live here.
The hearing will examine the EPA’s plan to implement technology-based standards under section 111 of the Clean Air Act. More details about witnesses and the purpose of the hearing can be found here.
“Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations?”
The hearing will be held in 2360 Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. MST/PDT. The hearing will be streamed online, here.
The hearing will focus on the EPA’s proposed rules regarding greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, related initiatives announced in the President’s Climate Action Plan, and the EPA proposed “waters of the U.S.” rule. EPA administrator Bob Perciasepe is the testifying witness. More details about the witness and the purpose of the hearing can be found here.
BACKGROUND: Rep. David Schweikert is both Chairman of the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on the Environment and a member of the House Small Business Committee.
He is a co-sponsor of an Amendment to the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, an amendment to curb EPA overreach on power plant emissions standards, and author of the Secret Science Reform Act.Back to News