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FISCAL YEAR 2000 CLIMATE BUDGET AUTHORIZATION RI

COMMITTEE ON SCIENC) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATI

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS

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COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE

F. JAMES SENSENBRENNER, JR., WISCONSIN, Chairman SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California, RMM LAMAR SMITH, Texas

RALPH M. HALL, Texas CONSTANCE A. MORELLA, Maryland BART GORDON, Tennessee CURT WELDON, Pennsylvania

JERRY F. COSTELLO, Ilinois DANA ROHRABACHER, California

JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan JOE BARTON, Texas

EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas KEN CALVERT, California

LYNN C. WOOLSEY, California NICK SMITH, Michigan

LYNN N. RIVERS, Michigan ROSCOE G. BARTLETT, Maryland

ZOE LOFGREN, California VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan

MICHAEL F. DOYLE, Pennsylvania DAVE WELDON, Florida

SHEILA JACKSON-LEE, Texas GIL GUTKNECHT, Minnesota

DEBBIE STABENOW, Michigan THOMAS W. EWING, Ilinois

BOB ETHERIDGE, North Carolina CHRIS CANNON, Utah

NICK LAMPSON, Texas KEVIN BRADY, Texas

JOHN B. LARSON, Connecticut MERRILL COOK, Utah

MARK UDALL, Colorado GEORGE R. NETHERCUTT, JR., Washington DAVID WU, Oregon FRANK D. LUCAS, Oklahoma

ANTHONY D. WEINER, New York MARK GREEN, Wisconsin

MICHAEL E. CAPUANO, Massachuetts STEVEN T. KUYKENDALL, California BRIAN BAIRD, Washington GARY G. MILLER, California

JOSEPH M. HOEFFEL, Pennsylvania JUDY BIGGERT, Illinois

DENNIS MOORE, Kansas
MARSHALL “MARK" SANFORD, South

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JACK METCALF, Washington

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CONTENTS

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Opening Statement by Representative F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (WI-9)

Chairman, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives

Opening Statement by Representative Ken Calvert (CA-43), Chairman, Sub-

committee on Energy and Environment, U.S. House of Representatives

Opening Statement by Representative_Jerry F. Costello (IL-12), Ranking

Minority Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, U.S. House

of Representatives

Panel:

Dr. Neal F. Lane, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology,

and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office

of the President, Washington, DC

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

The Honorable Dan W. Reicher, Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency

and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

The Honorable David M. Gardiner, Assistant Administrator for Policy,

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

Dr. Jay E. Hakes, Administrator, Energy Information Administration,

U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

Discussion

EIA Response to DOE and EPA Criticisms

Credence of DOE and EPA Claims of Carbon Savings

Arthur D. Little, Inc. Study

Economic Viability of Advanced Coal Plants

Tax Incentives for Energy Technologies

EPA Criticism of EIA

Funding of Climate Change Skeptics

Impact of Increasing CO2 on Radiation Absorptivity

Conduct of Scientific Research by a Regulatory Agency

Additional Benefits of Climate Change Programs

Access to Supercomputers

NOAA Ocean-Based Observing Networks

Cost of Emission Reductions

Automotive Research

Tax Incentives for Coal

Appendix 1: Materials Submitted for the Record

Analysis of The Climate Change Technology Initiative, Energy Informa-

tion Administration (Washington, DC, April 1999)

“EPA's Climate Change Activities," U.S. Environmental Protection Agen-

cy, Report to The Senate Appropriations Committee, April 8, 1999

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