"Oversight Hearing on the Administration's Mercury Emissions Proposal"

July 9, 2004
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing Transcript

For a full transcript of the hearing click here.

Watch the video of the hearing.

Opening Statements

Senator James Jeffords

Senator Patrick Leahy

Senator Mark Dayton

Senator Frank Lautenberg


Bradley Campbell
New Jersey Commissioner for Environmental Protection

Lynn Goldman
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

John Paul
Regional Air Pollution Agency, Dayton, Ohio

David Foerter
Institute for Clean Air Companies

Scott Sparlin
New Ulm Area Sportfishermen in Minnesota, New Ulm, Minnesota

Additional Materials

Witness Biographies

Statement of Senator Russ Feingold

American Medical Association: Report 13 of the Council on Scientific Affairs, Mercury and Fish Consumption

American Nurses Association statement

National Tribal Environmental Council letter

Children's Environmental Health Network April 29, 2004 letter

AMA Report on Mercury

Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee Letter

Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee

ECOS Resolution

NESCAUM Public Process Letter

NESCAUM Comments

American Academy of Pediatrics Comment

National Sportsmen Mercury Letter

Religious Groups Hearing Letter

AHPA - AAP Mercury Group Comments





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