Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Charting the Arctic: Security, Economic, and Resource Opportunities

Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere | 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Nov 17, 2015 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Statements

Chairman Rohrabacher's Opening Statement:

Chairman Duncan's Opening Statement:


Chairman Duncan Questions Witnesses:

Admiral Robert Papp, Jr., USCG, Retired
U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Rear Admiral Timothy C. Gallaudet, USN
Oceanographer and Navigator
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]

Vice Admiral Charles D. Michel, USCG
Vice Commandant
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of statement]

Hearing transcript (PDF)