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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will be on Capitol Hill tomorrow to testify twice about the agency’s 2017 budget request.

The Environmental Protection Agency administrator’s day begins before a House Appropriations subcommittee at 9 a.m. Tuesday and continues again at 2 p.m. before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

The House of Representatives works through Wednesday and then is off until April 12. The Senate started a two-week break on Friday.

Other budget hearings this week:

CLEAN ENERGY: The Aspen Institute hosts a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Thursday on how Republicans and Democrats can find common ground on federal climate and clean-energy policy.

DOE: Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz discusses the agency’s budget proposal before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

FORESTS: Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell testifies at a House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee hearing on Forest Service’s budget proposal, at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

OSM: A House Natural Resources subcommittee holds a hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday on the president’s proposed budget and proposals for the Office of Surface Mining on job creation, domestic energy production and state programs.

Also ahead this week:

PUBLIC LANDS: A House Oversight Committee panel holds a hearing on the Bureau of Land Management's public lands leasing program at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

AIR POLLUTION: House Science’s Environmental Subcommittee holds a hearing it calls “Examining EPA’s Regional Haze Program: Regulations Without Visible Benefits,” 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

CLEAN POWER PLAN: The Energy Institute at the University of Chicago hosts an event at 6 p.m. tonight on the potential impacts of the clean power plan on energy policy, markets and the environment. At Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in Washington.

SHALE: The Hudson Institute holds a conference starting at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday on how U.S. hydraulic fracturing technology might have a market in other countries.