Subcommittee Hearing: Runit Dome and the U.S Nuclear Legacy in the Marshall Islands

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Presiding: The Honorable Katie Porter, Chair

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) will host a fully remote hearing titled, Runit Dome and the U.S Nuclear Legacy in the Marshall Islands.The hearing will take place on Cisco WebEx platform and will be livestreamed on the Committee’s YouTube page. For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at 

Witness List

Panel I

Mr. Matthew Moury (testimony)

Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security

U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. Nikolao Pula (testimony)

Director, Office of Insular Affairs

U.S. Department of Interior

Panel II

The Honorable Casten Nemra (testimony)

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Republic of the Marshall Islands

Mr. Dean Cheng (testimony)

Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy

The Heritage Foundation

Ms. Melisa Laelan (testimony)

Founder & Executive Director

Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese

Ms. Rhea Moss-Christian (testimony)


Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission