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GLOBAL WARMING

(Part 2)

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
ENERGY AND POWER

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
ENERGY AND COMMERCE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED THIRD CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

JULY 29, OCTOBER 27, AND NOVEMBER 16, 1993

Serial No. 103-92

Printed for the use of the Committee on Energy and Commerce

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1994

79-995CC

For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402

ISBN 0-16-044462-4

KF27

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE

E5524

1993e

pt.2

JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan, Chairman HENRY A. WAXMAN, California

CARLOS J. MOORHEAD, California PHILIP R. SHARP, Indiana

THOMAS J. BLILEY, JR., Virginia EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts

JACK FIELDS, Texas AL SWIFT, Washington

MICHAEL G. OXLEY, Ohio CARDISS COLLINS, Illinois

MICHAEL BILIRAKIS, Florida MIKE SYNAR, Oklahoma

DAN SCHAEFER, Colorado W.J. "BILLY" TAUZIN, Louisiana

JOE BARTON, Texas RON WYDEN, Oregon

ALEX MCMILLAN, North Carolina RALPH M. HALL, Texas

J. DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois BILL RICHARDSON, New Mexico

FRED UPTON, Michigan JIM SLATTERY, Kansas

CLIFF STEARNS, Florida JOHN BRYANT, Texas

BILL PAXON, New York RICK BOUCHER, Virginia

PAUL E. GILLMOR, Ohio JIM COOPER, Tennessee

SCOTT KLUG, Wisconsin J. ROY ROWLAND, Georgia

GARY A. FRANKS, Connecticut THOMAS J. MANTON, New York

JAMES C. GREENWOOD, Pennsylvania
EDOLPHUS TOWNS, New York

MICHAEL D. CRAPO, Idaho
GERRY E. STUDDS, Massachusetts
RICHARD H. LEHMAN, California
FRANK PALLONE, JR., New Jersey
CRAIG A. WASHINGTON, Texas
LYNN SCHENK, California
SHERROD BROWN, Ohio
MIKE KREIDLER, Washington
MARJORIE MARGOLIES-MEZVINSKY,

Pennsylvania
BLANCHE M. LAMBERT, Arkansas

ALAN J. ROTH, Staff Director and Chief Counsel

DENNIS B. FITZGIBBONS, Deputy Staff Director
MARGARET A. DURBIN, Minority Chief Counsel and Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND POWER

PHILIP R. SHARP, Indiana, Chairman EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts

MICHAEL BILIRAKIS, Florida RICHARD H. LEHMAN, California

JOE BARTON, Texas CRAIG A. WASHINGTON, Texas

J. DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois MIKE KREIDLER, Washington

CLIFF STEARNS, Florida BLANCHE M. LAMBERT, Arkansas

SCOTT KLUG, Wisconsin AL SWIFT, Washington

GARY A. FRANKS, Connecticut MIKE SYNAR, Oklahoma

MICHAEL D. CRAPO, Idaho W.J. "BILLY” TAUZIN, Louisiana

CARLOS J. MOORHEAD, California RALPH M. HALL, Texas

(Ex Officio) RICK BOUCHER, Virginia JIM COOPER, Tennessee JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan (Ex Officio)

SHELLEY N. FIDLER, Acting Staff Director

SUE D. SHERIDAN, Counsel
JUDI GREENWALD, Special Assistant

DAN VALLERO, Staff Assistant
CATHERINE G. VAN WAY, Minority Counsel

JESSICA LAVERTY, Minority Counsel

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(II)

CONTENTS

Page

Hearings held on:

July 29, 1993

1

October 27, 1993

185

November 16, 1993

339

Testimony of:

Birk, James R., director, storage and renewable department, Electric
Power Research Institute

50
Bowyer, Jim L., professor, Department of Forest Products, University
of Minnesota

18
Bull, Stanley, technical director, transportation programs, National Re-
newable Energy Laboratory,

28

Davis, William E., chairman, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp

357

Goffman, Joseph, senior attorney, Global Atmosphere Program, Environ-

mental Defense Fund

340

Hausker, Karl, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy, Planning

and Evaluation, Environmental Protection Agency

321

Janinowski, Jerry, president, National Association of Manufacturers, and

on behalf of Global Climate Coalition

362

LeBlanc, Alice M., economist, global Atmosphere Program, Environ-

mental Defense Fund

340

Marland, Gregg, Environmental Science Division, Oak Ridge National
Laboratory

5
Moll, Gary, vice president, urban forestry, American Forests

38
Pomerance, Rafe, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Devel-

opment, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Sci-
entific Affairs, State Department

298

Tierney, Susan F., Assistant Secretary for Domestic and International

Policy, Department of Energy

189

Material submitted for the record by:

American Forests: Letters dated August 17 and November 8, 1993, to

Chairman Sharp from R. Neil Sampson responding to subcommittee
questions .

56, 112

Climate Change Action Plan: Report of President Clinton and Vice Presi-

dent Gore, Jr., submitted by Susan F. Tierney, Department of Energy,

Rafe Pomerance, State Department, and Karl Hausker, Environmental

Protection Agency

196

Edison Electric Institute: Letter dated August 19, 1993, with accompany-
ing reports, to Chairman Sharp, from Robert A. Beck

143

Electric Power Research Institute: Letter dated August 13, 1993 to Chair-

man Sharp, from James R. Birk, responding to subcommittee ques-

tions

134

Energy and Commerce Committee: Letter dated July 29, 1993 from

Chairmen Dingell and Sharp re questions following May 26, 1994 hear-

ing, to Hon. Hazel R. O'Leary, Secretary, DOE; Hon. Warren Chris-

topher, Secretary, State Department; and Hon. Carol M. Browner, Ad-

ministrator, EPA, with enclosed responses from DOE and EPA

68

Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Letter dated September 1, 1993 to Chair-

man Sharp, from Gregg Marland, responding to subcommittee ques-

tions

122

Society of American Foresters: statement

138
University of Minnesota: Letter dated August 13, 1993 to Chairman
Sharp, from Jim L. Bower, responding to subcommittee questions

127

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