July 05,2001

Baucus Announces Witness List for First of Three Hearings on Energy Taxes

Hearing: The Role of Tax Incentives in Energy Policy, Part I
Date/Time: July 10, 2001, at 10:00 a.m.
Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Description: Chairman Baucus announced the first of three anticipated hearings on the role of tax incentives in energy policy. The first hearing will address tax incentives for vehicles and alternative fuels. The second hearing, scheduled for July 11, will address supply and demand issues and the third hearing (which has not yet been scheduled) will address issues facing theelectric power industry, including restructuring, clean coal, and transmission infrastructure.

Witness List

Jim Wells, Director of Natural Resources and Environment, General Accounting Office,Washington, DC

James S. Cannon, President, Energy Futures, Inc., on behalf of Inform, Inc., Boulder, CO

T. Peter Ruane, President and CEO, American Road & Transportation Builders Association,Washington, DC

Josephine Cooper, President and CEO, Alliance of the Automobile Manufacturers, Washington,DC

Dr. Daniel Lashof, Science Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC

Robert Dinneen, Vice President, Renewable Fuels Association, Washington, DC

Kevin Hassett, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC