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Subcommittee on Water and Power Legislative Hearing on H.R. 883, H.R. 6754, H.R. 6768, and H.R. 6992
Thursday, September 25, 2008 10:00 AM

Washington, DC


SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, September 25, 2008
10:00 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 883 (Herseth Sandlin), Oglala Sioux Tribe Angostura Irrigation Project Modernization and Development Act
  • H.R. 6754 (Pastor), White Mountain Apache Tribe Rural Water System Loan Authorization Act
  • H.R. 6768 (T. Udall), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to develop water infrastructure in the Rio Grande Basin, and to approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, Tesuque, and Taos.
  • H.R. 6992 (McMorris Rodgers), Reclamation Title Transfer Act of 2008

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Kris Polly
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science
Department of the Interior
Washington, DC 

Michael Bogert
Counselor to the Secretary
Department of the Interior
Washington, DC

The Honorable John Yellow Bird Steele
President
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Pine Ridge, SD

The Honorable Ronnie Lupe
Chairman
White Mountain Apache Tribe
Whiteriver, AZ
*John F. Sullivan, Associate General Manager of the Salt River Project, will accompany Chairman Lupe to help answer questions regarding H.R. 6754.

The Honorable Charlie Dorame
Chairman
Northern Pueblos Tributary Water Rights
Association, Albuquerque, NM

Nelson J. Cordova
Councilman and Water Rights Coordinator
Pueblo of Taos
Taos, NM

Dan Keppen
Executive Director
Family Farm Alliance
Klamath Falls, OR

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