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RESCHEDULED: RESCHEDULED: Field Hearing: Weathering the Storm: Improving Hurricane Resiliency through Research

Subcommittee on Environment Date: Monday, July 22, 2019 Time: 03:00 PM Location: Houston Community College, West Loop Campus Auditorium, 5601 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77081 Status: RESCHEDULED

Opening Statements

Chair of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX)

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)


Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) And Director, National Weather Service (NWS) [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Hanadi Rifai, PE, John and Rebecca Moores Professor; Director, Environmental Engineering Graduate Program; Associate Dean Research and Facilities, Director of Hurricane Resilience Research Institute (HuRRI), University of Houston [Truth in Testimony]

Ms. Emily Grover-Kopec, Director of Insurance Practice, One Concern, Inc. [Truth in Testimony]

Mr. Jim Blackburn, Co-Director, Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters (SSPEED) Center; Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University [Truth in Testimony]

Map of Houston Community College West Loop Campus
*This hearing will be held at 3pm CDT, 4pm EDT.*