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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3973
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Indian and Native Alaska Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE AFFAIRS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
2:00 p.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 3973 (Young-AK), To facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes.

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Paul Gosar
Acting Committee Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable James M. “Mike” Olguin
Vice Chairman
Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council
Ignacio, Colorado

The Honorable Irene Cuch
Chairwoman
Ute Indian Tribal Business Council
Ft. Duchesne, Utah

Frederick Fox
Administrator
Tribal Energy Department
MHA Nation
New Town, North Dakota

Tara Sweeney
Senior Vice President
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Anchorage, Alaska
(Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable Randall King
Chairman
Shinnecock Nation Board of Trustees
Southhampton, New York

Wilson Groen
President & CEO
Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company Exploration and Production
(Arizona/New Mexico/Utah)
Window Rock, Arizona
(Truth in Testimony Form)

* Note: The Department of the Interior declined an invitation to testify.

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