Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Waterfronts

July 16, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., chairman of the Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather, will convene a hearing titled, “America’s Waterfronts: Addressing Economic, Recreational, and Environmental Challenges,” at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. This hearing will focus on the current state of our working waterfronts, how we can balance stakeholder needs, and maximize the benefits from our water and coastal resources. Witnesses will also discuss the current challenges, highlight management and development successes, and provide suggestions on how our waterfronts could be further improved.


  • Ms. Lynn Clark, Executive Director, HARP Authority, HARP Foundation
  • Mr. Mike Friis, Executive Committee Member, National Working Waterfront Network
  • Mr. Eric Genrich, Mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Dr. Monty Graham, Associate Vice President for Research, Coastal Operations, University of Southern Mississippi

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
2:15 p.m.
Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather

This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building 562. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

*Note: Witness added on 7/22/19