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This Week on the Hill

"This Week on the Hill" is a new feature on NEI Nuclear Notes. We'll be listing all relevant congressional hearings for the upcoming week and beyond. Please note that the dates, times and locations are subject to change - but we'll do our best to stay on top of things.

Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee: Hearing to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal 2007 for the Office of Science, the Energy Supply and Conservation account, and the Fossil Energy Research and Development account within the Department of Energy. Tuesday, March 14, 2:30 p.m. (138 Dirksen Building).

House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee: Hearing on fiscal 2007 appropriations for DOE nuclear waste disposal. Scheduled to testify: acting director of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Wednesday, March 15, 10 a.m. (2362-B Rayburn Building).

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality: Hearing on the status of the Yucca Mountain program. Wednesday, March 15, 2 p.m. (2123 Rayburn Building).

House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommiteee: Hearing on fiscal 2007 appropriations for DOE energy supply and conservation. Scheduled to testify: under secretary for energy, science and environment; acting director of the Office of Nuclear Energy; acting assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy; assistant secretary for fossil energy; director of electricity delivery and energy reliability. Thursday, March 16, 10 a.m. (2362-B Rayburn Building).

Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee: Hearing on Yucca Mountain/Office of Safeguards and Security. Thursday, March 30, 10 a.m. (138 Dirksen Building).

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Climate conference to address the challenge of creating a market-based greenhouse gas regulatory system. Tuesday, April 4, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 2:30-5 p.m. Proposals to address this issue are due by 5 p.m. today. They can be submitted to For more information, click here.

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Anonymous said…
Please also see:

Senator Clinton Wins NRC Commitment to Conduct an In-Depth Review of Indian Point at web page:

and the audio exchange between her and NRC Chairman Diaz may be found at:
Starvid, Sweden said…
What a bitch.

In spite of being an European liberal (anti-guns, pro-abortion, anti-religion, anti-war, anti-Bush, the lot) I would NEVER vote for someone like Hillary Clinton.

She reminds me of the European "green" hypocrites who want to replace clean and cheap nuclear power with dirty, expensive and unreliable natural gas.

Anonymous said…
Yeah, Starvid, yeah! You're absolutely right [except that I am a neo-con, right wing, pro-Bush SOB ;-)]

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