Oceans Commission

September 21, 2004

Full Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, September 21, at 9:30 a.m. in room 253 of the Russell Senate Office Building. Members will hear testimony examining the final recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy. Senator McCain will preside. Following is a tentative witness list (not necessarily in order of appearance):


Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Sam Farr

Witness Panel 1

  • Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.)

    Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
    Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration
  • Admiral James D. Watkins USN (Ret.)

    Joint Ocean Commission Initiative
  • The Honorable Frank H. Murkowski

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Daniel S. Schwartz

  • Dr. Berrien Moore III

    Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire
  • Vice Admiral Roger T. Rufe

  • Dr. D. James Baker

    Vice President
    JP Morgan Securities, Inc.
  • Dr. Victoria J. Fabry Ph. D

  • Dr. Richard A. Feely

    Supervisory Oceanographer
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)