Larry Persily goes before Senate Energy Committee - Tuesday 10:30 a.m. Alaska time
As part of his confirmation process, Larry Persily will be appearing before the Senate Energy Committee in Washington, DC today. The hearing begins at 2:30 pm DC time/ 10:30 am AK time.
Persily has been named Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Project Federal Coordinator by the White House. Sen. Begich recommended him to the Obama administration for the post.
After the appointment goes through the Energy Committee, he must be confirmed by the full Senate. Sen. Begich is not a member of the Energy Committee, but he will speak in support of the nomination.
You can watch the hearing live on the committee Web site: