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FISCAL YEAR 2001 CLIMATE CHANGE BUDGET
AUTHORIZATION REQUEST-VOLUME I OF II

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F. JAMES SENSENBRENNER, JR., Wisconsin, Chairman SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York RALPH M. HALL, Texas LAMAR SMITH, Texas

BART GORDON, Tennessee CONSTANCE A. MORELLA, Maryland JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois CURT WELDON, Pennsylvania

JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan DANA ROHRABACHER, California

EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas JOE BARTON, Texas

LYNN C. WOOLSEY, California KEN CALVERT, California

LYNN N. RIVERS, Michigan NICK SMITH, Michigan

ZOE LOFGREN, California ROSCOE G. BARTLETT, Maryland

MICHAEL F. DOYLE, Pennsylvania VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan

SHEILA JACKSON LEE, Texas DAVE WELDON, Florida

DEBBIE STABENOW, Michigan GIL GUTKNECHT, Minnesota

BOB ETHERIDGE, North Carolina THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois

NICK LAMPSON, Texas CHRIS CANNON, Utah

JOHN B. LARSON, Connecticut KEVIN BRADY, Texas

MARK UDALL, Colorado
MERRILL COOK, Utah

DAVID WU, Oregon
GEORGE R. NETHERCUTT, JR., Washington ANTHONY D. WEINER, New York
FRANK D. LUCAS, Oklahoma

MICHAEL E. CAPUANO, Massachusetts MARK GREEN, Wisconsin

BRIAN BAIRD, Washington STEVEN T. KUYKENDALL, California JOSEPH M. HOEFFEL, Pennsylvania GARY G. MILLER, California

DENNIS MOORE, Kansas JUDY BIGGERT, Illinois

JOE BACA, California
MARSHALL “MARK" SANFORD, South

Carolina
JACK METCALF, Washington

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CONTENTS

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March 9, 2000

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

Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science,

U.S. House of Representatives

1

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

Minority Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Com-

mittee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives

3

Panel:

The Honorable D. James Baker, Chair, National Science and Tech-

nology Subcommittee on Global Change Research, and Adminis-

trator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

and Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, U.S. Department

of Commerce:

Oral Testimony

4

Prepared Testimony

8

Biography

23

The Honorable Dan W. Reicher, Assistant Secretary for Energy Effi-

ciency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE):

Oral Testimony

24

Biography

27

Mr. Paul M. Stolpman, Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs,

Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

(EPA):

Oral Testimony

28

Prepared Testimony

30

Biography

40

Panel Discussion:

National Assessment Public Comment Period

41

National Academy of Sciences Report: “Reconciling Observations of

Global Temperature Change”

41

EPA and DOE CCTI Program Budget and Effectiveness Compari-

42

NOAA Surface Based Observation Program: Budget Increase Re-

quest

125

U.S. Global Climate Research Project: Internal versus External

Budget Allocation

126

Clean Energy Technology and International Demand

126

Clean Coal Combustion Technologies and International Demand 127

Renewable Energy (non-Hydroelectric) Costs and Demand

128

Maintaining Hydroelectric Dams' Share of Electricity Supply

128

Cost to Replace Fossil and Nuclear Energy with Renewable Energy 129

Kyoto Protocol's Binding Targets' and Timetables' Impact on Fossil

Energy

129

Low Income Heating Assistance Program

130

EPA's Support for State and Local Efforts

131

EPA's Coordination with Department of Transportation at State and

Local Level

131

Voluntary Energy Reduction Program: Status and Success

132

Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: EPA's Contribution 133

APPENDIX 1: Answers to Post-Hearing Questions Submitted by Members

of the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment:

Dr. D. James Baker: Chair, National Science and Technology Sub-

committee on Global Change Research, and Administrator, Na-

tional Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Under Sec-

retary for Oceans and Atmosphere, U.S. Department of Commerce . 135

(III)

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