Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1719 and H.R. 2915
Thursday, September 22, 2011 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Water and Power
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, September 22, 2011
2:00 p.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 1719 (McMorris Rodgers), To better inform consumers regarding costs associated with compliance for protecting endangered and threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. "Endangered Species Compliance and Transparency Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 2915 (McClintock), To repeal the Western Area Power Administration borrowing authority, and for other purposes. "American Taxpayer and Western Area Power Administration Customer Protection Act of 2011"

OPENING STATEMENTS:

The Honorable Tom McClintock
Chairman

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Leslie James (H.R. 1719)
Executive Director
Colorado River Energy Distributors Association
Phoenix, Arizona

Fred Rettenmund (H.R. 1719)
Power Resources and Communications Manager
Inland Power and Light Company
Spokane, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Sara Patton (H.R. 1719)
Executive Director
NW Energy Coalition
Seattle, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Scott Corwin (H.R. 1719)
Executive Director
Public Power Council
Portland, Oregon
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Panel II

Lauren Azar (H.R. 2915 and H.R. 1719)
Senior Advisor to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
Department of Energy
Washington, D.C.

Robert J. Michaels (H.R. 2915)
Professor of Economics
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, California
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jimmy Glotfelty (H.R. 2915)
Executive Vice President
Clean Line Energy Partners LLC
Houston, Texas
(Truth in Testimony Form)

William Yeatman (H.R. 2915)
Assistant Director, Center for Energy and Environment
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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