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Oversight Hearing on the “Spending for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of Insular Affairs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request for these Agencies”
Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • “Spending for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of Insular Affairs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request for these Agencies”

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Member Statements:

The Honorable John Fleming
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Nancy Sutley
Chair
Council on Environmental Quality

Dr. Kathryn Sullivan
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce
for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

PANEL II

Stephen D. Guertin
Deputy Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Tom Bussanich
Director of Budget
Office of Insular Affairs

Background:

The Subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on the spending priorities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the President's Fiscal Year 2014 budget requests for these agencies. The Obama Administration has requested that $1.55 billion be allocated to the Fish and Wildlife Service for Fiscal Year 2014, $94 million more than what was appropriated in Fiscal Year 2013. The FWS has indicated that its Fiscal Year 2014 budget submission includes a number of "tough choices." Yet, a close examination of their requests finds that only the construction account would receive less money in the upcoming fiscal year.

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