By Keith Laing - 07/18/11 05:57 PM EDT
Also this week, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday to look into "innovative funding" for transportation projects in the U.S. On Thursday, the same committee will look into the reauthorization of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration program.
On Wednesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure will look at the Yellowstone River oil spill in Montana.
The House will attempt to pass another short-term extension of funding for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Elsewhere this week, Ford Motor Company's Vice President of Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering will speak to the Washington Automotive Press Association at the National Press Club Wednesday.