Legislative Activity

ASTSWMO Congressional Testimony

ASTSWMO has provided testimony at numerous hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. This listing includes links to the hearings at which ASTSWMO was invited to testify, dating back to 2013, and is organized by the subject of the hearing. Click hearing title to learn more.


February 15, 2022

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment & Climate Change hearing on “Back from the Brink: Restoring Brownfields Sites to Economic Engines.”

Brownfields

ASTSWMO Witness: Jason E. Seyler (MT), Vice-Chair of the Brownfields Focus Group, CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee

January 18, 2018

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “Modernizing the Superfund Cleanup Program.”

Superfund

ASTSWMO Witness: Stephen Cobb (AL), an ASTSWMO Past-President

August 1, 2017

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight hearing on “Oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund Program.”

Superfund

ASTSWMO Witness: Jeffery Steers (VA), an ASTSWMO Past-President and Vice-Chair of the Post-Construction Focus Group, CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee

April 4, 2017

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment hearing on “Discussion Draft: Brownfields Reauthorization.”

Brownfields

ASTSWMO Witness: J. Meade Anderson (VA), Chair, Brownfields Focus Group, CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee

July 13, 2016

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy hearing on “Oversight of CERCLA Implementation.”

Superfund

ASTSWMO Witness: Amy Brittain (OK), Chair, Remedial Action Focus Group, CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee

April 21, 2016

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy hearing on “EPA’s Brownfields Program: Empowering Cleanup and Encouraging Economic Redevelopment.”

Brownfields

ASTSWMO Witness: J. Meade Anderson (VA), Chair, Brownfields Focus Group, CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee

September 11, 2015

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy hearing on “Oversight of Federal Facility Cleanup under CERCLA.”

Federal Facility Cleanup

ASTSWMO Witness: Bonnie Buthker (OH), ASTSWMO Vice-President

February 15, 2013

House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy hearing on “The Role of the States in Protecting the Environment Under Current Law.”

State Role in Environmental Protection

ASTSWMO Witness: Jeffery Steers (VA), ASTSWMO President