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Oversight Hearing on "Federal Impediments to Water Rights, Job Creation and Recreation: A Local Perspective"
Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Water and Power
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515






Oversight Hearing on:

  • "Federal Impediments to Water Rights, Job Creation and Recreation: A Local Perspective"

Member Statements:

The Honorable Tom McClintock
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Bill West
General Manager
Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
Seguin, Texas
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Geraldine Link
Director of Public Policy
National Ski Area Association
Lakewood, Colorado
(Truth in Testimony Form)

David Costlow
Executive Director
Colorado River Outfitters Association
Buena Vista, Colorado
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Reed D. Benson
Keleher & McLeod Professor
Chair, Natural Resources Committee
University of New Mexico School of Law
Albuquerque, New Mexico
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Randy Parker
Chief Executive Officer
Utah Farm Bureau Federation
Sandy, Utah
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Russell Boardman
Chairman
Shoshone Conservation District
Frannie, Wyoming
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

The hearing will focus on federal laws and recent Obama Administration actions, like the Blueways Order, designed to undermine state water law and locally-driven watershed protections and recreation. The hearing will examine growing federal intrusion that costs American jobs and threatens to divert water supplies away from agricultural, recreational, and municipal water use.

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