Witnesses

  • Dr. Mildred McClain Executive Director, Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]
  • Mr. Angelo Logan Campaign Director, Moving Forward Network Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]
  • Ms. Elizabeth Yeampierre, J.D. Executive Director, UPROSE Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]
  • Mr. Derrick Hollie Founder, Reaching America Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]
  • Mr. Shay Hawkins President, Opportunity Funds Association Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]
  • Dr. Adrienne Hollis, J.D. Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists Witness Biography [PDF]Witness Testimony [PDF]Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF]

Supporting Documentation

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Environmental Technology Council [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Solar Energy Industries Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Policy Platform from the Solar Energy Industries Association [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from 13 Environmental Organizations in favor of H.R. 2396, the "Ensuring Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act" [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Wilderness Society in favor of H.R. 2021, the “Environmental Justice for All Act” and H.R. 516, the “Environmental Justice Mapping and Data Collection Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Senators Duckworth, Wyden, Merkley, Blumenthal, Padilla, and Durbin in favor of H.R. 2021, the “Environmental Justice for All Act” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - 2016 Report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights entitled, “Examining the Environmental Protection Agency’s Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and Executive Order 12,898” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Our Children’s Trust [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Port of Long Beach [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Article from Politico entitled, “Biden’s green energy plans clash with pledge to create union jobs” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Gail Heriot to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Report on Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency’s Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and Executive Order 12,898 [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Article from Bloomberg entitled, “Secrecy and Abuse Claims Haunt China’s Solar Factories in Xinjiang” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Georgia Ports [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Ground Water Protecting Council [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Mayor of Gillette, Wyoming [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - 2019 Report from Ash at Work entitled, “CCPs: Not Just for Concrete – Coal Ash Makes the Grade in Highway Construction” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - 2020 Report from the Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisers entitled, “The Impact of Opportunity Zones: An Initial Assessment” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Fact Sheet from the American Coal Ash Association entitled, “Coal Ash Regulation and Unencapsulated Beneficial Use” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Mayor of Hazard, Kentucky, to Representative Tonko [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Coming Clean [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from Creation Justice Ministries [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from EarthJustice [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Environmental Defense Fund [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Document of Support from 13 Environmental Justice Organizations [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the National Wildlife Federation [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Sierra Club [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Union of Concerned Scientists [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Independent Petroleum Association of America [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Mayor of Petersburg, Indiana [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Article from Politico entitled, “The wage gap that threatens Biden’s climate plan” [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the Western Environmental Law Center [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Mayor of Hazard, Kentucky, to Representative McKinley [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Alaska Community Action on Toxics [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Statement from Black Millennials for Flint [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Moving Forward Network [PDF]

Video of Proceedings

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Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1512, the “Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s Future Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 501, the “Climate Smart Ports Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 516, the “Environmental Justice Mapping and Data Collection Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 861, the “Alerting Localities of Environmental Risks and Threats Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2431, the “Voices for Environmental Justice Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 862, the “Climate Action Planning for Ports Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2021, the “Environmental Justice for All Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2394, the “Climate Justice Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2397, the “Protection from Cumulative Emissions and Underenforcement of Environmental Law Act of 2021" [PDF]
  • H.R. 2434, the “Environmental Justice Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2396, the “Ensuring Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act” [PDF]

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Chairman Pallone [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Ranking Member McMorris Rodgers [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Ranking Member McKinley [PDF]
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Chairman Tonko [PDF]

Hearing Record

  • Member Attendance [PDF]
  • Preliminary Transcript [PDF]