Subcommittee Hearing

Renewable Energy - Growth and Opportunities for our Rural Economies

Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Time: 09:30 AM Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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For this hearing, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


  1. Mr. Shannon Schlecht
    Executive Director
    Agricultural Utilization Research Institute
    Crookston, MN
  2. The Honorable Katie Sieben
    Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
    St. Paul, MN
  3. Mrs. Emily Skor
    Chief Executive Officer
    Growth Energy
    Washington, DC
  4. Mr. Bill Cherrier
    Executive Vice President and CEO
    Central Iowa Power Cooperative
    Des Moines, IA
  5. Mr. Matthew Mancuso
    Dean, Industrial Technology
    Iowa Western Community College
    Council Bluffs, IA