Weathering the Storm: The Need for a National Hurricane Initiative

July 28, 2009

253 SR
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following full committee hearing on Weathering the Storm: The Need for a National Hurricane Initiative.

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Majority Statement

  • John D. Rockefeller, IV

    Senator

Minority Statement

  • Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Senator

Opening Remarks

  • Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeier

    Co-Chairman, Task Force on Hurricane Science and Engineering
    National Science Board
  • Dr. Richard W. Spinrad

    Assistant Administrator, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Dr. Gordon L. Wells

    Program Manager, Center for Space Research
    University of Texas at Austin
    Wells Testimony (139.61 KB)
  • Ms. Leslie Chapman-Henderson

    President and CEO
    Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. (FLASH)
  • Mr. Franklin W. Nutter

    President
    Reinsurance Association of America
    Nutter Testimony (521.93 KB)