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Subcommittee on Water and Power Legislative Hearing on the following bills: H.R. 2603, HR 4580, HR4623
Wednesday, September 22, 2004

washington, D.C.


Legislative Hearing on the following bills:

H.R. 2603, to impose limitations on the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to claim title or 
other rights to water absent specific direction of law or to abrogate, injure, or otherwise impair any
right to the use of any quantity of water; 
H.R. 4580, to remove certain restrictions on the Mammoth Community Water District’s ability to 
use certain property acquired by that District from the United States; and
H.R. 4623, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance to the Eastern 
New Mexico Rural Water Authority for the planning, design, and construction of the Eastern New 
Mexico Rural Water System, and for other purposes.

WITNESSES

Panel I:

Mark Limbaugh (H.R. 2603 and H.R. 4623)
Deputy Commissioner of Reclamation
U.S. Department of the Interior 

Panel II:

Mr. Robert (Bob) Lynch
Attorney at Law
Phoenix, Arizona (H.R. 2603)

Mr. Mac McLennan
President, Tri State Generation & Transmission
Denver, Colorado (H.R. 2603)

Ms. S. Elizabeth Birnbaum
Vice President for Government Affairs, American Rivers
Washington, DC (H.R. 2603)

Mr. Gary Sisson
General Manager, Mammoth Community Water District
Mammoth Lakes, California (H.R. 4580)

Mayor David Lansford
City of Clovis, New Mexico (H.R. 4623)

Accompanied by
Orlando Ortega, Jr., Mayor, City of Portales, New Mexico

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