Turning Ideas into Action: Ensuring Effective Clean Up and Restoration in the Gulf

July 21, 2010

253 Russell Senate Office Building

USCG Deep Horizon ResponseWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee hearing titled Turning Ideas into Action: Ensuring Effective Clean Up and Restoration in the Gulf.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Senator Maria Cantwell

    Chairwoman
    U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

Witness Panel 1

  • Capt. Matthew Sisson

    Commanding Officer, Research and Development Center
    United States Coast Guard
    Sisson Testimony (105.89 KB)
  • Mr. Doug Helton

    Operations Coordinator, Office of Response and Restoration
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Helton Testimony (103.46 KB)

Witness Panel 2

  • Dr. Scott Pegau

    Executive Director
    Oil Spill Recovery Institute
    Pegau Testimony (212.74 KB)
  • Dr. Nancy Kinner

    Co-Director
    Coastal Response Research Center
    Kinner Testimony (92.10 KB)
  • Ms. Cynthia Sarthou

    Executive Director
    Gulf Restoration Network
    Sarthou Testimony (299.93 KB)
  • Mr. Dennis Yellowhorse Jones

    President
    U-Mate International Inc.
  • Dr. Fritz Stahr

    Manager
    Seaglider Fabrication Center
    Stahr Testimony (149.22 KB)