Hearings

Full Committee

May 29, 2014
Will EPA's 'Waters of the United States' Rule Drown Small Businesses?

On Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business held a hearing titled, ​Will EPA's 'Waters of the United States' Rule Drown Small Businesses? The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine the Environmental Protection Agency's and United States Army Corps Engineers' proposed rule to broaden the scope of waters subject to federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.  

 

Opening Statement:

Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Mr. Jack Field, Owner, Lazy JF Cattle, Yakima, WA
  • Mr. Tom Woods, Owner, Woods Custom Homes, Blue Springs, MO
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  • Mr.  Alan Parks, Vice President, Memphis Stone and Gravel Co., Memphis, TN
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  •  Mr. William Buzbee, Professor of Law, Director, Emory Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, Emory Law School, Atlanta, GA
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