LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Committee Markup on Wednesday, Puerto Rico Disaster Reconstruction and Power Grid Oversight on Thursday

Washington, D.C. – The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week.


The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a markup on the following Resolution of Inquiry:  

  • H.Res.1378 (Gosar) Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Secretary of Agriculture to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Resolution Copper mine.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m. Eastern

Watch Live: https://youtu.be/5hiUhO4IUf4m



The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold an oversight hearing titled, Puerto Rico’s Post-Disaster Reconstruction & Power Grid Development.

The Committee will receive testimony from key stakeholders regarding federal and local post-disaster reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico following recent natural disasters, including Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Fiona, and the 2020 earthquakes. The hearing will also examine the restoration and modernization of Puerto Rico’s power grid.

Invited Witnesses

Panel I

•     The Hon. Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of Puerto Rico

•     Mr. Manuel Laboy, Executive Director; Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resiliency

•     Mr. William Rodríguez, Secretary, Puerto Rico Department of Housing

•     Mr. Wayne Stensby, President & CEO, LUMA Energy Corporation

Panel II

•     Ms. Charlotte Gossett Navarro, Puerto Rico Chief Director, Hispanic Federation

•     Ms. Ruth Santiago, Community Environmental Lawyer

•     Mr. Emilio Colón-Zavala, Board Member, Puerto Rico Builders Association

•     Mr. Eduardo Pardo, President, Puerto Rico Chapter, Associated General Contractors

When: Thursday, Nov. 17, 10:00 a.m. Eastern time

Watch Live: https://youtu.be/0AUK_jNycxI

Press Contact

Media Contact: Lindsay Gressard

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