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New Climate Panel’s First Hearing Expected by Early April

March 6, 2019, 3:32 PM

Leaders of a newly formed House committee to address climate change expect to hold their first hearing later this month or in early April, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) said March 5.

Castor and Garret Graves (R-La.), the chairwoman and ranking member of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, are set to meet this week to discuss the scope, budget and other details before they hold their first hearing.

The committee, which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) revived in January, has no legislative or subpoena power like a standing committee. It will provide a springboard ...

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