June 16,2023

Wyden Announces Finance Committee Hearing on Cattle Supply Chains, Amazon Deforestation

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a committee hearing on Thursday, June 22, 2023 titled “Cattle Supply Chains and Deforestation of the Amazon.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The witnesses at Thursday’s hearing will be:

  • Ryan C. Berg, Ph.D., Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Rick Jacobsen, Manager, Commodities Policy, Environmental Investigation Agency US
  • Leo McDonnell, Owner-Operator, McDonnell Angus
  • Jason Weller, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, JBS

Who:    Senate Finance Committee

What:   Committee hearing on cattle supply chains and deforestation of the Amazon.

Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

              Washington, D.C. 20510

When: Thursday, June 22, 2023

             10:00 a.m.

Media are encouraged to attend the hearing or to view the webcast and witness testimony at http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.