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Subcommittee on Water and Power Oversight Field Hearing on the "Federal Response to the California Drought Emergency"
Monday, July 21, 2008 10:00 AM

Fresno, CA


SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER
Fresno City Council Chambers
2600 Fresno St.
Fresno, CA
Monday, July 21, 2008
10:00 a.m.

OVERSIGHT FIELD HEARING ON:

  • "Federal Response to the California Drought Emergency"

WITNESSES & TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Phil Larson
Fresno County Supervisor
Fresno, California

The Honorable Robert Silva 
Mayor
City of Mendota
Mendota, California

Mr. Miguel Arias
Drought Relief Strategies Group
Fresno, California
*Accompanied by Mr. Carlos Ramirez, Farm Worker

Mr. Stewart Woolf
Farmer
Fresno, California

Mr. Kole Upton
East Central Valley Resident
Chowchilla, California

Panel II

Mr. Dan Nelson
Executive Director
San Luis- Delta Mendota Water Authority
Los Banos, California

Mr. Tom Birmingham
General Manager
Westlands Water District
Fresno, California

Mr. Ron Jacobsma
General Manager
Friant Water Authority
Lindsay, California

Mr. Philip Duffy, PhD
Chemistry, Materials, and Life Sciences Directorate
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California

Panel III

Mr. Don Glaser
Mid-Pacific Regional Director
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Sacramento, California
*Accompanied by Ms. Claudia C. Faunt, Ph.D., P.E., Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center

Mr. John Smythe
Executive Director
Farm Services Agency State
U.S. Department of Agriculture, California
*Accompanied by Mr. Jim Otto, Senior Risk Management Specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Davis, California (exhibits)

Mr. Lester Snow
Director
California Department of Water Resources
Sacramento, California

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