Stemming the Tide: The U.S. Response to Tsunami Generated Marine Debris

May 17, 2012

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Coast Guard IIIWASHINGTON, D.C.— Sen. John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV announced that the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard will hold a hearing next week on “Stemming the Tide: The U.S. Response to Tsunami Generated Marine Debris.”

Please note the hearings will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.  Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to automatically begin streaming the webcast.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact Collenne Wider at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Senator Mark Begich

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

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. David M. Kennedy

    Assistant Administrator, National Ocean Service
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Rear Admiral Cari B. Thomas

    Director of Response Policy
    United States Coast Guard