Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Cutting Through the Red Tape: Oversight of Federal Infrastructure Permitting and the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council

Date: September 7, 2017
Time: 10:00am
Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

Ranking Member

Rob

Portman

(R -
 OH)

Ranking Member

Thomas R.

Carper

(D -
 DE)

Witnesses

Panel I

Marc S.

Gerken

Chief Executive Officer

American Municipal Power

Panel I

Brent

Booker

Secretary-Treasurer

North America's Building Trades Unions

Panel I

William L.

Kovacs

Senior Vice President, Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Panel I

Scott

Slesinger

Legislative Director

Natural Resources Defense Council

Panel II

Janet

Pfleeger

Acting Executive Director

Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council

Panel II

Terry

Turpin

Director, Office of Energy Projects

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Panel II

Robyn S.

Colosimo

Assistant for Water Resources Policy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Panel II

Gary

Frazer

Assistant Director, Ecological Services

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service