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Prof. Michael Greenberger Takes Center Stage in Hearings on Energy Market Manipulation

Law School Professor Michael Greenberger, 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.
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On June 23, he testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
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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

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