Subcommittee Hearing: Remote WOW Oversight Hearing – October 15, 2020

Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020 Time: 02:00 PM Presiding: The Honorable Jared Huffman, Chair

On Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. EDT, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife will hold a virtual, fully remote oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice for Coastal Communities: Examining Inequities in Federal Grantmaking.” This hearing will take place via Cisco WebEx online video conferencing and will be streamed on Facebook live and YouTube.

Witness List

Ernesto L. Diaz Velazquez (testimony)


Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management Program

Department of Natural and Environmental Resources

San Juan, PR

Fawn Sharp (testimony)


National Congress of American Indians

Washington, DC

Na'Taki Osborne Jelks, Ph.D., MPH (testimony)

Assistant Professor, Environmental and Health Sciences

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Holly Bamford, Ph.D. (testimony)

Chief Conservation Officer

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Washington, DC

Donna Jackson (testimony)

National Advisory Council Member

Project 21

Washington, DC

NOAA testimony submitted for the record here.