Efforts on Marine Debris in the Oceans and Great Lakes

July 25, 2017

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene the rescheduled hearing titled “Efforts on Marine Debris in the Oceans and Great Lakes” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The subcommittee hearing will explore solutions to marine debris and provide oversight of current government efforts to clean up debris in our nation’s oceans and waterways.

Panel I:

- Mr. David Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State
- Ms. Nancy Wallace, Director of Marine Debris Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Panel II:

- Dr. Melissa Duhaime, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

NOTE: Second panel added to witness list on 7/24.

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

Witness Panel 2