NRDems Forum: The Health, Environmental and Economic Risks of the Republican Campaign to Repeal the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste Rule

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Time: 12:30 PM Location: The Capitol HVC-201 AB

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Democratic members of the House Natural Resources Committee hosted a public forum on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 12:30 p.m. on Capitol Hill to highlight the health, environmental and economic risks of the Republican campaign to repeal the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste Rule. The forum addressed GOP lawmakers intention to vote on Friday, Feb. 3, to repeal the rule using the Congressional Review Act – a move that would waste resources, make air pollution and climate change worse, and cost taxpayers significant revenue.

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  1. Alexandra Teitz
    Former Counselor to the Director
    Bureau of Land Management
  2. Jeremy Martin, Ph.D.
    Senior Scientist
    Clean Vehicles Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
  3. Katie Huffling
    Executive Director
    Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
  4. Dr. James Blassingame
    Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of S.C. and Board Member, South Carolina Christian Action Council
  5. David McCabe
    Senior Scientist
    Clean Air Task Force