Congressional Testimony

Bill Rodgers’ Congressional Testimony

During the Founding Days of Environmental Law (1970-1974)

 

Use of Advisory Committees by the Food and Drug Administration: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Intergovernmental Relations of the H. Comm. on Government Operations, 93rd Cong. 209-219 (1974)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Advisory Committees: Hearing on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 and administrative role of OMB Before the Subcomm. on Budgeting, Management, and Expenditures of the S. Comm. on Governmental Affairs 93rd Cong. 79-95 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Energy and Environmental Standards: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Energy of the H. Comm. on Science, Space, and Technology, 93rd Cong. 39-87 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Clean Air Act Oversight – 1973, Part 2: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Public Health and Environment of the H. Comm. on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 93rd Cong. 974-979 (1973)(brief testimony of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Energy Research and Development Policy Act: Hearings on S. 1283 Before the S. Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs, 93rd Cong. 525-593 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; representing Congress Watch).

Resource Conservation and Recycling, Part 1: Hearings on S. 1122, S. 1593, S.1816, and S.1879 Before the Subcomm. on Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 93rd Cong. 446-477 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Regulation of Surface Mining, Part 2: Joint Hearings Before Subcomm. on Environment and Subcomm. on Mines and Mining of the H. Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs, 93rd Cong. 1244-1253 (1973)(brief testimony of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Environment Miscellaneous, Part 1: Hearings on H.R. 5931, H.R. 5932, and H.R. 7592 Before the Subcomm. on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the H. Comm. on Merchant Marines and Fisheries, 93rd Cong. 99-106 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Environmental Protection Act of 1973: Hearing on S. 1104 Before the Subcomm. on the Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, 93rd Cong. 19-62 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Land Use Planning Act of 1973: Hearing on H.R. 2942, H.R. 4862, and H.R. 6460 and H.R. 7233 Before the Subcomm. on Environment of the H. Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs, 93rd Cong. 570-577 (1973)(brief testimony of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Toxic Substances Control Legislation, 1973: Hearing on H.R. 5087, H.R. 5356, and H.R. 1014 Before the Subcomm. on Commerce and Finance of the H. Comm. on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 93rd Cong. 119-155 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Energy Research and Development II: Hearing on S. 357 Before the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 93rd Cong. 16-46 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Toxic Substances Control Act of 1973: Hearing on S. 426, Amends. 1, 8, 9, and S. 888 Before the Subcomm. on Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 93rd Cong. 124-156 (1973)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center).

Solid Waste Management Act of 1972: Hearings on S. 1377 and S. 3058 Before the Subcomm. on the Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, 92nd Cong. 258-287 (1972)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr. Professor of Law, University of Washington, Seattle)

Powerplant Siting: Hearing on S. 1684 and amends., S. 1915, and S. 3631 Before the S. Comm on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 92nd Cong. 144-161 (1972)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, University of Washington)

Implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1970: Oversight Hearing Before Subcomm. on Air and Water Pollution of the S. Comm on Public Works, 92nd Cong. 131-166 (1972)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Professor of Law, University of Washington)

U.S. Government Information Policies and Practices: Public Access to Information from Executive Branch Advisory Groups, Part 9: Hearings on executive privilege to withhold information from Congress and public Before Subcomm. on Foreign Operations and Government Information of the H. Comm. on Government Operations, 92nd Cong. 3684-3691 (1972)(lnsertions: William H. Rodgers, Jr., National Industrial Pollution Control Council: Advise or Collude, 13 B.C. INDUSTRIAL & COM. L. REV. 719 (1971-1972))

Mercury Pollution and Enforcement of the Refuse Act of 1899, Part 1: Hearing before Subcomm. on Conservation and Natural Resources of the H. Comm. on Government Operations, 92nd Cong. 567-629 (1971)(Appendix 6 – Materials relating to 1899 Refuse Act permit program including: William H. Rodgers Jr., Industrial Water Pollution and the Refuse Act: A Second Chance for Water Quality, 119 U. PA. L. REV. 761 (1971))

Toxic Substances Control Act of 1971 and Amendment. Part 1: Toxic Substances: Hearing before Subcomm. on the Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 92nd Cong. 131-165 (1971) (statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington)

Refuse Act Permit Program: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on the Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 92nd Cong. 109-126 (1971)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington)

Pesticides Amendments To Hazardous Substances Act: Hearing on S. 3866 Before the Subcomm. on Energy, National Resources, and the Environment of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 91st Cong. 22-40 (1970)(statement of William H. Rodgers, Jr., Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington)

Advisory Committees: Hearings on S.3067 Before the Subcomm. on Intergovernment Relations of the S. Comm. on Government Operations, 91st Cong. 15-27 (1970)(statement and discussion of William H. Rodgers Jr., Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law)

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Prepared by Ann Hemmens, Research Librarian, Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington, April 2007, on behalf of William H. Rodgers, Jr.