Subcommittee to Examine the Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms

August 22, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene a hearing entitled, “Harmful Algal Blooms: The Impact on Our Nation’s Waters,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The hearing will examine Harmful Algal Bloom events in the U.S. and provide an update on current research, technology, and monitoring techniques.


  • Dr. Don Anderson, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Director of the Coastal Ocean Institute
  • Mr. Ivory Engstrom, Director of Special Projects, McLane Research Labs, Inc.
  • Mr. Bryan Stubbs, Executive Director and President of the Board, Cleveland Water Alliance
  • Mr. Patrick Neu, Executive Director, National Professional Anglers Association

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details: 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
2:30 p.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

UPDATE: Mr. Patrick Neu added to the witness list on 8/27