Hearing: “Pollution and Pandemics: COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Environmental Justice Communities” (Virtual Hearing)

Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

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Washington, D.C.
Member and witness participation will be through Cisco Webex Virtual Platform. Public access to watch hearing via the Committee website at http://energycommerce.house.gov

Witnesses

Mr. Shay Hawkins
President, Opportunity Funds Association

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/08/2020 at 05:54 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/08/2020 at 09:49 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/08/2020 at 09:49 PM

Ms. Jacqueline Patterson
Senior Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/09/2020 at 07:45 AM
  • Responses to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 07/09/2021 at 10:11 AM
  • Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 06/09/2020 at 07:45 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/09/2020 at 07:45 AM

Mr. Mustafa Santiago Ali
Vice President, Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization, National Advocacy Center at the National Wildlife Federation

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/09/2020 at 09:05 AM
  • Witness Truth-in-Testimony [PDF] Added 06/09/2020 at 11:36 AM
  • Responses to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 10/30/2020 at 12:25 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM

Support Documents

  • Notice of Hearing [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF] Added 06/05/2020 at 02:46 PM
  • Document for the Record - Bicameral Letter to EPA [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - EPA's Our Nation's Air 2020 Report [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from EPA on the 2019 Air Quality Trends Report [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from EPA to the Attorney General of New York [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from EPA to the Energy and Commerce Committee [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to the IRS [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from WE ACT for Environmental Justice [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from West End Revitalization Association [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Report by the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Shimkus [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM
  • Opening Statement - Chairman Tonko [PDF] Added 08/21/2020 at 12:06 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Transcript - Unedited [PDF] Added 06/11/2020 at 10:06 AM

First Published: June 2, 2020 at 11:13 PM
Last Updated: July 9, 2021 at 10:11 AM