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"
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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