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Legislative Field Hearing on H.R. 6247
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 AM
Full Committee
TRAC Center, Room #2, 6600 Burden Boulevard, Pasco, Washington 99301


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
TRAC Center, Room #2, 6600 Burden Boulevard, Pasco, Washington 99301
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time

LEGISLATIVE FIELD HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 6247 (Hastings of WA), To protect the Federal Columbia River Power System, Power Marketing Administration customers, and Bureau of Reclamation dams and other facilities and to promote new Federal and other hydropower generation. "Saving Our Dams and New Hydropower Development and Jobs Act"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Thomas W. Flint
President of the Board of Commissioners
Grant County Public Utility District
Ephrata, Washington

Kara Rowe
Director of Affairs & Outreach
Washington Association of Wheat Growers
Ritzville, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jack Heffling
President
United Power Trades Organization
West Richland, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jim W. Sanders
General Manager
Benton County Public Utility District
Kennewick, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Glen Spain
Northwest Regional Director
The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations
Eugene, Oregon
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Rebecca A. Miles
Lapwai, Idaho
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jim Yost
Idaho Council Member & Chairman of the Power Committee
Northwest Power & Conservation Council
Boise, Idaho

Chris Voigt
Executive Director
Washington Potato Commission
Moses Lake, Washington

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