Subcommittee Hearing: Examining the Threats to the North Atlantic Right Whale

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 1324 Longworth Presiding: The Hon. Jared Huffman, Chair

On Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife will hold an oversight hearing on “Examining the Threats to the North Atlantic Right Whale.”

Administration Witness

Mr. Chris Oliver (testimony)

Assistant Administrator

NOAA Fisheries

Silver Spring, MD 

Majority Witnesses

Dr. Scott Kraus (testimony)

Vice President and Senior Science Advisor

Chief Scientist, Marine Mammal Conservation

Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium

Boston, MA 

Dr. Chris Clark (testimony)

Senior Scientist, Research Professor

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 

Minority Witness

Dr. H. Sterling Burnett (testimony)

Senior Fellow and Managing Editor, Environment & Climate News

The Heartland Institute

Rowlett, TX