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Mar 17, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials today held a hearing on the implementation of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Mar 16, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall (D-WV), top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today delivered remarks at the Amalgamated Transit Union’s 2011 Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Below are Rahall’s remarks, as prepared for delivery:

Mar 15, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation today held an oversight hearing on the United States response to piracy, particularly in the Horn of Africa region, and its effect on international shipping.

Mar 11, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials today held a hearing on finding ways to encourage and increase private sector participation in passenger rail service.

Mar 10, 2011 Press Release

-Bill Would Cut off Funding if Smithsonian Continues to Sell Products Made in China-

Mar 10, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall (D-WV), top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today gave the keynote address at the 4th Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Convention in Washington, D.C.

Below are Rahall’s remarks, as prepared for delivery:

Mar 8, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment today held an oversight hearing on the Administration’s budget request and priorities for fiscal year 2012 for the Army Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Valley Authority, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Mar 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall, top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today pressed the head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water on the agency’s inconsistent and unfair surface coal mine permitting process at an oversight hearing on the Administration’s fiscal year 2012 budget request for the EPA.

Mar 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment today held an oversight hearing on the Administration’s budget request and priorities for fiscal year 2012 for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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