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Friday, November 15, 1991

Daily Digest


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Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and recessed at 8:03 p.m., until 12 noon, on Monday, November 18, 1991. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on Page S16876.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)


Committee on Appropriations: Committee ordered favorably reported, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute, H.J. Res. 157, making technical corrections and correcting enrollment errors in certain acts making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991.


Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee held hearings to examine a recent United Nations report detailing further depletion of the Earth's protective ozone layer and implications regarding the health effects of increased levels of ultraviolet radiation, and what measures need to be taken to phase out the use and production of ozone-depleting chemicals worldwide, receiving testimony from Daniel L. Albritton, Director, Aeronomy Lab (Boulder, Colorado), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce; Stephen Anderson, Director, Technology Transfer and Industry Program, and Robert Worrest, Program Manager, Stratospheric Ozone Research Program, both of the Environmental Protection Agency; Ari Patrinos, Acting Director, Environmental Sciences Division, ER-74, Department of Energy; Shelby Tilford, Director of Earth Science and Application Division, and Robert T. Watson, Branch Chief, Upper Atmosphere Research Tropospheric Chemistry, Earth Science and Space Applications Division, both of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Margaret L. Kripke, University of Texas, Houston; Alan H. Teramura, University of Maryland, College Park; Susan Weiler, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington; and Jan C. van der Leun, University Hospital Utrecht, Heidelberglaan, The Netherlands.

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Hearings were recessed subject to call.