Climate Crisis Committee to Hold Hearing on State Efforts to Cut Harmful Methane Pollution

Jun 9, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON - The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hybrid hearing titled “State Perspectives on Cutting Methane Pollution” on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The hearing will take place in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building and via Zoom video conferencing. It will be broadcast live here.

This hearing will feature the current governors of New Mexico and Wyoming, who will share perspectives on their states' efforts to cut harmful methane pollution from oil and gas production. The hearing will also focus on how states have implemented funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which invested billions of dollars to plug abandoned oil and gas wells across America.

The committee will receive testimony from:
Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor, New Mexico. Elected as governor in 2018, Lujan Grisham previously served as the U.S. representative for New Mexico's First Congressional District, beginning in 2013.
Mark Gordon, Governor, Wyoming. Elected as governor in 2018, Gordon previously served as Wyoming State Treasurer, beginning in 2012.

More information about the hearing, including a live webcast, will be available on the committee's website.


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