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Your Environment. Your Health.

Congressional Testimony

The Director, NIEHS/NTP, and other Institute staff are routinely requested to provide testimony to various Congressional Subcommittees on topics relevant to the NIEHS/NTP missions and the state of the science of environmental health.

Dr. Birnbaum Addresses the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, September 26, 2018
Dr. Birnbaum Addresses the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, September 26, 2018
  • Statement for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, March 28, 2019

Hearing on Examining the Federal Response to the Risks Associated with Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) (462KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, September 26, 2018

Hearing on The Federal Role in the Toxic PFAS Chemical Crisis (176KB)

  • Statement for the Committee on Science, Space, & Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight and Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Healthcare & Technology – Joint Hearing, April 25, 2012

Statement on the Report on Carcinogens (79KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, February 2, 2011

Hearing on Drinking Water Contaminants (85KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, September 23, 2010

Hearing on Presumptive Disability Decision-making (34KB)

  • Statement for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, September 15, 2010

Potential Human Health Issues Associated with Oil Spills (2MB)

  • Statement for the Senate Subcommittee on Children's Health, Committee on Environment and Public Works, August 3, 2010

State of Research on Potential Environmental Health Factors with Autism and Related Neurodevelopment Disorders (173KB)

  • Statement for the House Subcommitte on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 16, 2010

NIEHS Activities Related to the Gulf Oil Spill (52KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, June 15, 2010

NIEHS Activities Related to the Gulf Oil Spill (52KB)

  • Testimony for the House Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce, April 22, 2010

The Environment and Human Health: The Role of HHS (79KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health, Committee on Environment and Public Works, February 4, 2010

Current Science on Public Exposures to Toxic Chemicals (70KB)

  • Statement for the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health, Committee on Environment and Public Works, December 2, 2009

Oversight Hearing on the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (96KB)

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