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U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Review of EPA's Proposed Revision to the Ozone NAAQS

Jul 09 2007

 
WASHINGTON (July 9, 2007) – The EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety chaired by Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) will hold a hearing to review EPA’s proposed revision to the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. Witnesses at this hearing will include EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson; Michelle Bell, Assistant Professor at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; Vickie Patton, Senior Attorney, Environmental Defense; James Werner , Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Director, Division of Air and Waste Management; Dr. Roger McClellan, Advisor, Toxicology and Human Health Risk Analysis; and George Grace, Mayor of St. Gabriel, Louisiana. 
 
WHEN:           Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 10:00 AM EDT
 
WHERE:         EPW Hearing Room ; SD-406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
 
WEBCAST:   Video webcast will be available at  http://epw.senate.gov starting at 10:00 AM EDT
 
WITNESSES:
 
Panel I: 
 
  • Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency
 
Panel II:
 
  • Michelle Bell, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health, Yale University, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • James D. Werner, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Director, Division of Air and Waste Management
  • Vickie Patton, Senior Attorney, Environmental Defense
  • Dr. Roger McClellan, Advisor, Toxicology and Human Health Risk Analysis
  • George Grace, Mayor, City of St. Gabriel, LA