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U.S. Senate Briefing on Hydrogen and Climate Change, April 16

04-15-2008 11:51 AM CET | Energy & Environment

Press release from: National Hydrogen Association

Zero Carbon Solutions: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Co-sponsored by the National Hydrogen Association and the American Chemical Society Science & the Congress Project

WHAT:
This briefing will explore a hydrogen economy's premier carbon and emissions benefits, the broad efforts of several key companies and research institutions that are partnering with federal and state governments in comprehensive RD&D efforts, a package of tax incentives, and the opportunities for the 110th Congress. There will be preliminary remarks from Senators Byron Dorgan and Lindsey Graham, and Representative Bob Inglis.

WHEN:
April 16, 2008, 10am - 12pm EDT

WHERE:
U.S. Senate, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-11

WHO:
Members of Congress; NHA members; and experts from industry, government, and academia.

Preliminary Remarks:
Senator Byron Dorgan
Senator Lindsey Graham
Representative Bob Inglis
Speakers and Panelists:

Dr. Dan Arvizu, Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Keith Cole, Director of Regulatory Affairs, General Motors
Catherine Dunwoody, Executive Director, California Fuel Cell Partnership
Michael Holmes, Associate Director, Energy and Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota
Dr. Claude Roulet, Senior Advisor, Schlumberger Carbon Services

Jerome Hinkle
Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs
National Hydrogen Association
202-261-1307

About the National Hydrogen Association
The National Hydrogen Association (NHA) is the Nation's premier hydrogen trade organization led by over 100 companies dedicated to supporting the transition to hydrogen. Efforts are focused on education and outreach, policy, safety and codes and standards. Since 1989, the NHA has served as a catalyst for information exchange and cooperative projects and continues to provide the setting for mutual support among industry, research and government organizations.

About the American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry. The Science & the Congress Project provides opportunities for members of Congress and their staffs to gain a greater understanding of the underlying science for a wide range of public policy issues, such as economic development, education, health, technology development, and environmental regulation.

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