Thursday, August 22, 2013

Don't miss this: House Energy and Power Chairman Ed Whitfield asks 13 federal agencies for testimony about nine climate change activity questions; how much money are they spending on it?

House GOP Plans Mega-Hearing on Climate Change -
After virtually ignoring the nation's biggest environmental issue for years, Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are planning a major hearing on climate change on Sept. 18 and are inviting leaders of 13 federal agencies to testify.
In the letters, Whitfield asks nine questions about how each agency devotes its time, money, and resources to climate-change policies and requests each official to include answers in his or her written testimony at the hearing. The subcommittee had asked the agencies to respond by Wednesday about who will testify. By press time Wednesday evening, only the Defense Department had confirmed it will provide a witness

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