Congressional hearings to focus on energy Congressional Hearings


Energy issues on Capitol Hill this week will result in congressional hearings featuring some Oklahoma congressmen.

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and others on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hear from White House Council on Environmental Quality’s Brenda Mallory to discuss the council’s work in the past year.

The oversight hearing will be held Wednesday morning.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will take part in a Thursday hearing during which members will explore licensing reforms for hydropower. The Subcommittee on Energy plans a hearing entitled “Modernizing Hydropower: Licensing and Reforms for a Clean Energy Future.”