• On May 21, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold its second forum on natural gas. The forum will focus on the domestic supply of natural gas as well as the costs and benefits of natural gas exports.
  • The same day, the House Rules Committee will meet to consider H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act.
  • The same day, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment will hold a hearing examining the fiscal year 2014 requested budget for the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • On May 23, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies will hold a hearing examining the fiscal year 2014 requested budget for various Department of Agriculture agencies.
  • The same day, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold its third and final forum on natural gas. The focus of this forum will be on industry best practices and environmental concerns.
  • The same day, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will consider the nomination of Allison Macfarlane to serve a full term as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • The same day, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power will hold a hearing to examine legislation related to water projects, including H.R. 745, a bill to reauthorize the Water Desalination Act of 1996, and H.R. 1963, the Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act.