Monday, August 9, 2010

Tuesday, August 10th

The House of Representatives has been called back for a vote on August 10th, which means a little of Washington's business will be done on Tuesday. Otherwise Congress is in recess and most of Washington is away. 

8/10 - The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets, Federal Reserve

- 09:30 am, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. House (Select) Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee - Full committee briefing on "Greenland Ice Sheet: Global Warming's Impacts on Arctic Region." Witnesses: Richard Alley, professor of geosciences, and earth and environmental systems at the Pennsylvania State University; Robert Bindschadler, senior research scientist at University of Maryland Baltimore County; and Andreas Muenchow, professor of physical ocean science and engineering at the University of Delaware.

LESSONS LEARNED: CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL EVENTS IN JAPAN. 8/10, 11:00am-12:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Tomohiko Makino, Visiting Fellow, Global Health Security Program, Stimson Center; Akihito Fukui, Defense Official, Ministry of Defense, Japan.

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