Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Chairman
Sen. Barbara Boxer [D-CA]
Ranking Member
Sen. David Vitter [R-LA]

The chairman is always selected from the majority party. The ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

Democrats
9
Republicans
8
Independents
1
Track Committee
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Committee Members

Chairman
Barbara Boxer
California
Democrat
Ranking Member
David Vitter
Louisiana
Republican
Oversight
Cory Booker
New Jersey
Democrat
Chair, Subcommittee on Oversight
Water ...
Benjamin Cardin
Maryland
Democrat
Chair, Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife
Transportation ...
Thomas Carper
Delaware
Democrat
Chair, Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Green ...
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
Democrat
Chair, Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy
Superfund, ...
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat
Clean ...
Sheldon Whitehouse
Rhode Island
Democrat
Chair, Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
John Barrasso
Wyoming
Republican
John Boozman
Arkansas
Republican
Michael Crapo
Idaho
Republican
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Kirsten Gillibrand
New York
Democrat
James “Jim” Inhofe
Oklahoma
Republican
Edward “Ed” Markey
Massachusetts
Democrat
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Vermont
Independent
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Alabama
Republican
Roger Wicker
Mississippi
Republican

Committee Bills

Browse 167 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife Meeting

Hearings to examine S.571, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a deadline for restricting sewage dumping into the Great Lakes and to fund programs and activities for improving wastewater discharges into the Great Lakes, S.1153, to establish an improved regulatory process for injurious wildlife to prevent the introduction and establishment in the United States of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites that are likely to cause harm, S.1175, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program to provide loans and loan guarantees to enable eligible public entities to acquire interests in real property that are in compliance with habitat conservation plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, S.1202, to establish an integrated Federal program to respond to ongoing and expected impacts of extreme weather and climate change by protecting, restoring, and conserving the natural resources of the United States, and to maximize government efficiency and reduce costs, in cooperation with State, local, and tribal governments and other entities, S.1232, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to protect and restore the Great Lakes, H.R.1300, to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, S.1381, to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, S.1650, to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exempt certain Alaska Native articles from prohibitions against sale of items containing nonedible migratory bird parts, S.2225, to provide for a smart water resource management pilot program, S.2530, to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the importation or exportation of mussels of certain genus, and S.2560, to authorize the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to seek compensation for injuries to trust resources and use those funds to restore, replace, or acquire equivalent resources. (Location: SD-406)

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Jul 16, 2014 2 p.m.