Policy Solutions: Testimony & Comments

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Testimony of Daniel Lashof Before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, January 16, 2014
Testimony
Testimony of Daniel Lashof, Director of Climate and Clean Air Program, before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works at the hearing on "The President's Climate Action Plan,” January 16, 2014. Get document in pdf.
Oral testimony of Daniel Rosenberg before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, July 31, 2013
Testimony
Oral testimony of Daniel Rosenberg, NRDC Senior Attorney, before the Committee on Environment and Public Works at the Hearing on Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemical Threats, July 31, 2013. Get document in pdf.
Oral testimony of Daniel Rosenberg to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommmittee on Environment and the Economy, June 13, 2013
Testimony
Oral testimony of Daniel Rosenberg, NRDC Senior Attorney, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommmittee on Environment and the Economy, on Title I of The Toxic Substances Control Act, June 13, 2013 Get document in pdf.
Written statement of Daniel Rosenberg to the Committee on Environment and Public Works, July 31, 2013
Testimony
Written testimony submitted by Daniel Rosenberg, NRDC Senior Attorney, to the Committee on Environment and Public Works on Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemical Threats, July 31, 2013. Get document in pdf.
Written statement of Daniel Rosenberg to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommmittee on Environment and the Economy, June 13, 2013
Testimony
Written statement submitted by Daniel Rosenberg, NRDC Senior Attorney, to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommmittee on Environment and the Economy Committee on Environment and Public Works, on Title I of The Toxic Substances Control Act, June 13, 2013 Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Geoffrey H. Fettus for Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on S. 1240, Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013
Testimony
Written Testimony of Geoffrey H. Fettus, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council, for Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on S. 1240, Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013 Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Frances Beinecke for Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on “Opportunities and Challenges for Natural Gas”
Testimony
Written Testimony of Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council for Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on "Opportunities and Challenges for Natural Gas." Get document in pdf.
NRDC Support for SB 147
Comments
On April 4, 2011, Sarah Janssen and Victoria Rome of Natural Resources Defense Council sent a letter to Senator Curren Price, Chair of the California State Senate's Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee, in support of SB 147 -- the Consumer Choice Fire Safety Act. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Dr. Sarah Janssen for California's SB 772
Testimony
On July 7, 2009, Sarah Janssen, senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council, testified for SB 772 before the California Assembly Committee on Health. The bill would have banned the use of certain flame retardants in children's products. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Dr. Sarah Janssen on TB 117, the Upholstered Furniture Flammability Standard
Testimony
On July 23, 2012, Sarah Janssen, senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council, testified before California's Department of Consumer Affairs in Sacramento where a public workshop was held on TB 117, the Upholstered Furniture Flammability Standard. Get document in pdf.
The Big Moat: How NRC Rules Suppress Meaningful Public Participation in NRC Regulatory Decision-making
Testimony
On January 31, 2013, Chris Paine, the Nuclear Program Director at Natural Resources Defense Council, presented a statement to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on their role in reducing meaningful public participation in the commission’s efforts to ensure nuclear safety. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of David D. Doniger, Policy Director and Senior Attorney, Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Testimony
Hearing on the U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act of 2012 Subcommittee on Energy and Power-Committee on Energy and Commerce-House of Representatives-July 18, 2012 Get document in pdf.
Comments Submitted on Proposed Final Biomass Regulations for Massachusetts, June 18, 2012
Comments
NRDC filed formal comments on the Proposed Final Regulations Regarding Eligibility of Biomass under Massachusetts RPS. We argued that the rules provide a robust and pragmatic set of standards and guidelines to ensure that the state meet its greenhouse gas reduction goals while protecting critical forest resources. The regulations provide a model for future policies at the state, utility, and federal level. In particular, we applauded the state's joint framework for greenhouse gas accounting, plant efficiency thresholds, and forest protection measures that restrict eligible biomass largely to residues from timber harvest. We were, however, very critical of the state's addition of "salvage from fire adapted forest ecosystems" to the list of eligible biomass. While this addition will have little impact in the northeastern states where fire is not predominant, it is a very bad precedent for other states in the west that may be considering the Massachusetts model. Get document in pdf.
Comments Filed On The Carbon Pollution Standard, June 25, 2012
NRDC Comments filed on the Carbon Pollution Standard on Monday, June 25, 2012.
Comments
NRDC Comments filed on the Carbon Pollution Standard on Monday, June 25, 2012.
Testimony of David D. Doniger on Hearing on the American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Testimony
Testimony of David D. Doniger, policy director and senior attorney of Climate and Clean Air Program, on Hearing on the American Energy Initiative: A Focus on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee on Energy and Commerce House of Representatives on June 19, 2012. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Mae Wu on Water Quality in the District of Columbia
Testimony
NRDC's Mae Wu testified before the Council of the Distrcit of Columbia Committee on Government Operations and the Environment and the Committee on Public Works and Transportation on February 10, 2009, discussing water quality and lead levels in drinking water in the District of Columbia. Get document in pdf.
NRDC Testimony for NYS senate Public Hearing on Sewage Water Pollution Notification Procedures
Testimony
Written testimony for Lawrence Levine before the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation public hearing on notification procedures related to sewage and other pollutants released into our water, held on October 14, 2011. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Transportation Director Roland Hwang on historic clean car standards
Testimony
Testimony of  Transportation Director Roland Hwang, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), for the October 12, 2011 on the historic clean car standards before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending.

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Testimony of John Walke on Clean Air Act
Testimony
Testimony of John Walke, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), for the September 8, 2011 Legislative Hearing on “H.R. 2250, The EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 and H.R. 2681, The Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011” before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Deron Lovaas on Legislative Issues for Transportation Reauthorization
Testimony
Deron Lovaas testified to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on Legislative Issues for Transportation Reauthorization that took place on July 21, 2011. In his testimony he recommends a series of steps to rectify current policy, which undermines America's safety, energy and climate security, and economy. These include: Investing wisely in transportation infrastructure by adopting new performance and accountability measures, fixing our failing bridges and roads, reducing our oil dependence, deploying innovative financing tools, improving project delivery, adopting greener freight policy, and reducing polluted stormwater runoff. Read the full testimony for information on specific tools that can help us move forward. Get document in pdf.
NRDC testimony before House Energy & Power Subcommittee on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
Testimony
This testimony by John Walke, NRDC’s Clean Air Director, concerns EPA mercury and air toxics standards for power plants, cement plants and various industrial facilities. The testimony was/will be presented before the Energy & Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 15, 2011. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Thomas B. Cochran, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Nuclear Program, on the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Implications for U.S. Nuclear Power Reactors, April 11, 2011
Testimony
Tom Cochran testifies on the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and its Implications for U.S. Nuclear Power Reactors at the Joint Hearings of the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety and the Committee on Environment and Public Works on April 12, 2011 Get document in pdf.
Testimony of David D. Doniger on Assessing the Impact of EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations on Small Business
Testimony
David D. Doniger, policy director of the Climate Center at the Natural Resources Defense Council, testifies before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending on the effects of EPA’s carbon pollution safeguards on small businesses.  He explains that EPA’s clean car and truck standards will save billions of dollars for American small businesses and families, and that EPA has exempted small businesses from construction permit requirements, which apply only to the nation’s biggest polluters and require only available and affordable pollution controls. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Sarah Janssen to Oregon Legislature supporting a ban on Bisphenol A (BPA) in polycarbonate beverage containers. March, 2011
Testimony
Comments from the Natural Resources Defense Council on SB 695, legislation to ban the use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles, sippy cups and reusable water bottles. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Jen Sass to Maine Legislature supporting a ban on Bisphenol A (BPA) in polycarbonate reusable food and beverage containers. March, 2011.
Testimony
Comments from the Natural Resources Defense Council on LD 412, Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 882: Designation of Bisphenol A as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Bisphenol A in Children's Products, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection Get document in pdf.
Federal Transportation Bill Should Cut Oil, Boost Economy
Testimony

NRDC's Federal Transportation Policy Director Deron Lovaas testified before the House Transportation Committee on March 30, 2011, laying out the ways that upcoming federal transportation legislation can cut our addition to oil and boost our economy at the same time. Lovaas recommended that lawmakers focus on

1) investing in rail, transit, and other strategies that cut oil use and congestion;
2) prioritize maintenance and rehabilitation of the rest of our existing transportation system; and
3) leveraging innovative financing tools and performance standards to make the most of taxpayer dollars.

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Testimony of Dr. Gina M. Solomon on Disease Clusters and Environmental Health
Testimony
Gina M. Solomon, M.D., M.P.H. testified before the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 29, 2011 on the subject of Disease Clusters and Environmental Health. Dr. Solomon is a Senior Scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council; and is also Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. Get document in pdf.
Federal Chemical Protections in Need of Major Overhaul, NRDC's Beinecke says
Testimony
Congress is long overdue to update the federal law that protects Americans from exposure to toxic chemicals in consumer products, Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke told a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee panel, February 3, 2011. Congress should act now to prevent cancers, infertility, and learning disabilities. Get document in pdf.
NRDC Comments to HUD on FHA PowerSaver Pilot
Comments
Comments from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program ("PowerSaver") sent to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on December 23rd, 2010. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Luke Tonachel on Proposed Rulemaking for Revisions and Additions to Motor Vehicle Fuel Economy Label
Testimony
Testimony of Luke Tonachel in Chicago at a public hearing on the proposed rulemaking for revisions and additions to motor vehicle fuel economy label jointly administered by the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October 14, 2010. Get document in pdf.
Smart from the Start: Renewable Energy Siting on Federal Land
Testimony
Testimony of Johanna Wald, Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council before the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding the California Desert Protection Act of 2010, S. 2921. Get document in pdf.
Opportunities to Improve Energy Security and the Environment through Transportation Policy
Testimony
Federal Transportation Policy Director Deron Lovaas defines energy and climate security challenges and then describes a set of measures that a renewed transportation bill should include to help tackle them. Specifically, he describes the promise of higher fuel economy performance of cars and trucks, transitioning to a pluggable fleet of vehicles, and working with the unusually broad, bipartisan Mobility Choice coalition on a ten-point plan for delivering fuel-efficient transportation options – such as trains and buses -- to American consumers. Get document in pdf.
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Drinking Water: Risks to Human Health and the Environment
Testimony
Testimony of NRDC Senior Scientist Gina Solomon before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. February 25, 2010. Get document in pdf.
Protecting Children from Environmental Threats
Testimony
Testimony of NRDC Senior Scientist Gina Solomon before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. March 17, 2010. Get document in pdf.
TSCA and Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals: Examining Domestic and International Actions
Testimony
Testimony of NRDC Health Program Director Linda Greer before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection. March 4, 2010. Get document in pdf.
Comments of NRDC on Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program
Comments
Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (DPEIS) published by the Farm Service Agency of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), September 24, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Policy Tools to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Reduce Global Warming Pollution
Testimony
Testimony of David G. Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, NRDC before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, on policy tools to build a clean energy economy and reduce global warming pollution, specifically with regards to the Clean Air Act, December 2, 2009. Get document in pdf.
S. 1733, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act
Testimony
Testimony of David Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, NRDC, before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Oct 29, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Moving America toward a Clean Energy Economy and Reducing Global Warming Pollution: Legislative Tools
Testimony
Testimony of David G. Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, NRDC, before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing on Moving America toward a Clean Energy Economy and Reducing Global Warming Pollution: Legislative Tools, July 7, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of NRDC on the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009"
Presented before the U.S. House of Representatives, April 2009
Index
Testimony of NRDC president Frances Beinecke, David G. Hawkins and David Doniger before the U.S. House of Representatives on the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009"
Comments to the Mineral Management Service regarding Seismic Activity
Comments
In March 2009, NRDC submitted comments to MMS regarding the environmental effects of multiple geological and geophysical exploration activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.  A Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for these seismic activities is required by the National Environmental Policy Act, and sets forth several recommendations to MMS for consideration in the PEIS. Get document in pdf.
Testimony Concerning Efforts to Address Urban Stormwater Runoff
Testimony
Testimony of Nancy Stoner, co-director of NRDC's Water Program, before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on the barriers to full, effective implementation of green infrastructure as an integral part of water and wastewater resources management in communities across the country, March 19, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Comments on which children's products are subject to the requirements of CPSIA Section 108
Testimony
Sarah Janssen, MD, PhD, submitted these comments on which children's products are subject to the requirements of Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Section 108 to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on March 25, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Comments on which children's products are subject to the requirements of CPSIA Section 108, Phthalates in Children’s Products
Testimony
Sarah Janssen, MD, PhD, submitted these comments on which children's products are subject to the requirements of Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Section 108 to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on January 12, 2009. NRDC's comments pertain to the last two sections of CPSC's request for information: a. Toxicity of Phthalates and Phthalate Alternatives and b. Exposure to Phthalates and Phthalate Alternatives. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Daniel A. Lashof on Addressing Price Volatility in Climate Change Legislation
Before the Committee on Ways and Means, United States House of Representatives, March 26, 2009
Testimony
While modest allowance price fluctuations are expected and can be beneficial, excessive volatility driven by unnecessary market uncertainty or market manipulation is problematic and should be avoided. This can be accomplished by including the following features in climate legislation: A comprehensive cap covering the broadest feasible set of emission sources; Banking of emission allowances; Effective carbon market regulation; Ample access to high quality offsets; Robust complementary measures to promote energy efficiency, cleaner transportation options, and energy supply technology transformation; An allowance price floor established through a reserve price in the primary allowance auction; A strategic offset and allowance reserve made available at a trigger price set to avoid undue economic harm. Get document in pdf.
Testimony on Nuclear Energy Developments
Testimony
Statement of Thomas B. Cochran, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, and Christopher E. Paine, Director of NRDC's nuclear program, on Nuclear Energy Developments before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, March 18, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Testimony on California’s Proposed Low-Carbon Fuel Standard
Testimony
Testimony of Roland J. Hwang, NRDC's Transportation Program Director, at the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee informational hearing on California's Proposed Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, March 16, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Reconsideration of California’s Request for a Waiver of the Motor Vehicle Emission Standards for Greenhouse Gases, 2009-2016
Testimony
Testimony of Roland J. Hwang, NRDC vehicles policy director and vehicle technology expert, before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0173, March 5, 2009 Get document in pdf.
Reconsideration of California’s Request for a Waiver of the Motor Vehicle Emission Standards for Greenhouse Gases, 2009-2016
Testimony
Testimony of David Doniger, senior attorney and policy director of the NRDC Climate Center, before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0173, March 5, 2009 Get document in pdf.
21st Century Water Planning: The Importance of a Coordinated Approach
Testimony
Testimony of Nancy K. Stoner, co-director of NRDC's water program before the House Science Committee, March 4, 2009. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and China Program Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Testimony
On March 4, 2009, Barbara Finamore testified before the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming in the United States House of Representatives. The hearing was titled, "Preparing for Copenhagen: How Developing Countries are Fighting Climate Change" Get document in pdf.
NRDC Follow-up Comments to the December 15, 2008 CEC Hearing on TV Efficiency Standards
Testimony
Written comments by NRDC senior scientist Noah Horowitz submitted on January 14, 2009 as a follow-up to oral testimony provided during the December 15, 2008 CEC hearing on the proposed minimum efficiency standards for new TVs sold in California. Get document in pdf.
Exhibits: U.S. Forest Service Efforts to Avoid Environmental Review
Testimony
The following exhibits pertain to testimony presented by Nathaniel Lawrence, NRDC senior attorney, on June 28, 2007, before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests & Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources.
Health Risks to Children and Communities From Recent EPA Proposals and Decisions on Air and Water Quality
Testimony
Testimony submitted to hearings before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senate on February 6, 2007.
The 35th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act: Successes and Future Challenges
Testimony
Testimony of Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, House of Representatives on October 18, 2007.
Toxic Communities: How EPA's IRIS Program Fails The Public
Testimony
Testimony of Linda Greer, PH.D Director, Health Program Natural Resources Defense Council before the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight at hearing entitled: Toxic Communities: How EPA's IRIS Program Fails the Public.
Testimony from Jennifer Sass on EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program
Testimony
Jennifer Sass, NRDC Public Health Program, testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Investigation and Oversight Subcommittee about EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program, September 18, 2008.
Testimony of Mae Wu on Bottled Water
Testimony
NRDC Attorney Mae Wu testifies before a Senate subcommittee that the bottled water that millions of Americans drink each day is allowed to contain more toxic chemicals than tap water. Wu calls for testing bottled water and labels that would let the public know what they're actually drinking.
NRDC Follow-up Comments on July 2008 CEC TV Standards Hearing
Testimony
Supplemental written comments in reference to the CEC's rulemaking to establish minimum energy performance standards for new televisions sold in California, submitted by Noah Horowitz, NRDC senior scientist, July 18, 2008. Get document in pdf.
Testimony of Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, on Biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard
Testimony
In this testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, Nathanael makes the case for protecting key environmental safeguards in the RFS and proactively addressing the food vs fuel debate through reforming the biofuels tax credits and import tariffs by making them performance based and technology neutral.
Testimony of Michael Goo on the Carbon Capture and Storage Early Deployment Act
Testimony
Testimony of Michael Goo, Climate Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, United States House of Representatives hearing on "The Carbon Capture and Storage Early Deployment Act," July 10, 2008.
Congressional Testimony of Deron Lovaas, Vehicles Campaign Director: Future Federal Role for Surface Transportation
Testimony
In this testimony, delivered before the Senator Environment and Public Works Committee, Lovaas discusses the role of the federal government in determining transportation policy. With high gas prices at the pump affecting families across the country, he offers an in-depth analysis of policy prescriptions to lessen our addiction to oil, and create a more economically and environmentally sustainable transportation sector.
Testimony of George Peridas on "Spinning Straw Into Black Gold: Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Carbon Dioxide"
Testimony
Written testimony of George Peridas, Ph.D., Science Fellow, Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council, submitted to the Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Unites States House of Representatives hearing on "Spinning Straw Into Black Gold: Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Carbon Dioxide," June 12th, 2008.
Testimony of Michael Goo on Legislative Proposals to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Testimony
Testimony of Michael Goo, Climate Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives hearing on legislative proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, June 19, 2008.
Testimony of Michael Goo on the EPA's New Ozone Standards
Testimony
Testimony of Michael Goo, Climate Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives hearing on the "EPA's New Ozone Standards," May 20, 2008.
Testimony from Linda Greer on Mercury Legislation
Testimony
Testimony from Linda Greer, senior scientist and director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's public health program, on mercury legislation before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, May 13, 2008.
Statement on the Amended Renewable Fuel Standard
Testimony
Testimony by Nathanael Greene before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality on the importance of the minimum lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions standards and land and wildlife safeguards in the recently amended renewable fuel standard.
Testimony of Nathaniel Lawrence on S. 2593, the Forest Landscape Restoration Act
Testimony
Submitted to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate, April 1, 2008.
Testimony of Heather Taylor-Miesle Presented to a Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee
Testimony
Testimony of Heather Taylor-Miesle, Deputy Legislative Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, to a subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee regarding funding needs for various environmental agencies to combat global warming, March 13, 2008.
Testimony of David Doniger from February 28th Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Developing Countries Adaptation to Climate Change
Testimony
Summary of testimony of David D. Doniger, Climate Center Policy Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, February 28, 2008.
Testimony of David Doniger on the Oversight of EPA Administrator Johnson's Denial of Waiver for California's Global
Testimony
Testimony of David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Environment and Public Works Committee, United States Senate on January 24, 2008.
Testimony of David Hawkins on America's Climate Security Act of 2007
Testimony
Testimony of David Hawkins, Director, Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Hearing on America's Climate Security Act of 2007, S. 2191, November 13, 2007.
Testimony on the Environmental and Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Testimony
Testimony of Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), on the applicability of federal requirements that protect public health and the environment to oil and gas development. Presented to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives, October 31, 2007.
Testimony of Frances Beinecke on America's Climate Security Act
Testimony
Testimony of Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council, before the Subcommittee on Public and Consumer Solutions to Global Warming and Wildlife Protection, Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Hearing on America's Climate Security Act, October 24, 2007.
Testimony on Implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)
Testimony
Testimony by NRDC Senior Policy Analyst, Nathanael Greene, before the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, October 24, 2007. This testimony address the environmental promises and challenges of biofuels, the general policies needed to get biofuels right and the changes to the proposed expanded renewable fuels standard needed to drive the market for the best biofuels technologies.
U.S. Forest Service Efforts to Avoid Environmental Review
Testimony
Testimony presented by Nathaniel Lawrence, NRDC senior attorney, on June 28, 2007, before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests & Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources.
Testimony on Boucher Discussion Draft
Testimony
Statement of Daniel A. Lashof, NRDC's Climate Center Science Director, before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives on May 24, 2007.
Testimony on Coal Gasification
Testimony
Testimony of Antonia Herzog, Staff Scientist, Climate Center, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate on May 24, 2007.
Testimony on the Implications of the Supreme Court's Decision Regarding EPA's Authorities with Respect to Greenhouse Gases Under the Clean Air Act
Testimony
Testimony of David Doniger, NRDC's Policy Director and Senior Attorney, before the Committee on Environment and Public Works on April 24, 2007.
Testimony on S. 731 and S. 962: Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Testimony
Testimony of David G. Hawkins, NRDC's Climate Center Director, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Unites States Senate on April 16, 2007.
Testimony on S.987, the Biofuels for Energy Security and Transportation Act of 2007
Testimony
Testimony of Daniel A. Lashof, NRDC's Climate Center Science Director, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resource, United States Senate on April 12, 2007.
Testimony on Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Testimony
Testimony of David G. Hawkins, NRDC's Climate Center Director, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives on March 6th, 2007.
Testimony on U.S. 10-Year Energy Research and Development Outlook
Testimony
Testimony of David G. Hawkins, NRDC's Climate Center Director, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives on February 28th, 2007.
Comments on CARB's Regulations to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Motor Vehicles
Comments
Official comments from NRDC's global warming and clean-cars experts on the draft regulations for implementation of AB 1493, California's landmark law requiring automakers to reduce heat-trapping exhaust from new vehicles by about 30 percent over the next decade.
Democracy in Action: The Energy Permitting Process Under NEPA
Testimony
Testimony of NRDC senior attorney Sharon Buccino at hearing on permitting of energy projects, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, May 25, 2005.
Comments on DOE's Draft SW/SPEIS for Continued Operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
May 26, 2004
Comments
Submitted in writing to the U.S. Department of Energy/NNSA by Christopher E. Paine, NRDC senior nuclear program analyst, May 26, 2004.

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