A quick look ahead at this week’s hearings in the Budget, Energy, Natural Resources, and Oversight Committees.Energy: On Wednesday, April 13th, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on the “Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011,” a bill to scale back Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the Outer Continental Shelf.On Thursday, April 14th, the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy has scheduled a hearing on a bill to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating fossil fuel combustion waste under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.On Friday, April 15th, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing titled, “Recent EPA Rulemakings Relating to Boilers, Cement Manufacturing Plants, and Utilities.”Natural Resources:On Friday, April 15th, the National Parks, Forest and Public Lands subcommittee will hold a joint hearing with the Oversight Committee titled: "The Border: Are Environmental Laws and Regulation Impeding Security and Harming the Environment?"Oversight:On Thursday, April 15th, the full committee will hold a hearing titled: State And Municipal Debt: Tough Choices Ahead On Friday, April 15th, the Subcommittee on Government Organization will hold a hearing on Improper Payments: Finding SolutionsBudget:No hearings scheduled.
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