From the 2008 News Archive
Prof. Michael Greenberger Takes Center Stage in Hearings on Energy Market Manipulation
Law School Professor
, who was a senior official of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission during the Clinton administration, has testified on Capitol Hill six times since the beginning of June. Each hearing focused on excessive speculation and possible price manipulation in commodity markets and the regulatory measures needed to curb soaring energy costs, most prominently oil.
On June 3, Prof. Greenberger testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
View the hearing.
On June 23, he testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
View opening statement.
On June 24, he testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. (read testimony
On July 10, he testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (read testimony
On July 10 and 11, he testified before U.S. House Committee on Agriculture (read testimony
Edited July 11, 2008 by Gynene Sullivan