April 23, 2009 - Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, Day 3

WASHINGTON (April 23, 2009) - Chairman Henry A. Waxman of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Chairman Edward J. Markey of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee held the third day of the legislative hearings on the discussion draft of "The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009." UPDATING THROUGHOUT THE DAY

April 22, 2009 - Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, Day 2

The Hearing consisted of testimony and questions from the following panels:

Panel 1:  Allocation Policies to Assist Consumers
Jeff Sterba, Chairman and CEO, PNM Resources Inc. (on behalf of the Edison Electric Institute)
Glenn English, CEO, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Mark Crisson, President and CEO, American Public Power Association
John Somerhalder, II, Chairman, CEO, and President, AGL Resources (on behalf of the American Gas Association)
Richard Morgan, Commissioner, District of Columbia Public Service Commission (on behalf of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners)
Richard Cowart, Director, Regulatory Assistance Project
Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities       
Testimony of Jeff Sterba
Testimony of Glenn English
Testimony of Mark Crisson
Testimony of John Somerhalder, II
Testimony of Richard Morgan
Testimony of Richard Cowart
Testimony of Robert Greenstein

Panel 2:  Ensuring U.S. Competitiveness and International Participation
Rich Wells, Vice President for Energy, The Dow Chemical Company
Tom Conway, International Vice President, United Steel Workers
Jack McMackin, Principal, Williams and Jensen, LLC (on behalf of the Energy Intensive Manufacturers Working Group on Greenhouse Gas Regulation)
Trevor Houser, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Eliot Diringer, Vice President for International Strategies, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Pastor Doug Smith, Virginia Interfaith Society for Public Policy   

Testimony of Rich Wells
Testimony of Tom Conway
Testimony of Jack McMackin
Testimony of Trevor Houser
Testimony of Eliot Diringer
Testimony of Pastor Doug Smith

Panel 3:  Low Carbon Electricity, Carbon Capture and Storage, Renewables, and Grid Modernization
Dr. Howard Gruenspect, Acting Deputy Administrator, U. S. Energy Information Agency
Dian Greunich, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Dan Reicher, Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google, Inc.
Jim Robo, President and Chief Operating Officer, FPL Group
David Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, Natural Resources Defense Council
Dr. Gregory Kunkel, Vice President for Environment Affairs, Tenaska, Inc.
Jonathan Briggs, Regional Director of the Americas, Hydrogen Energy International
Eugene Trisko (on behalf of the United Mine Workers of America)