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Oversight Hearing on “Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Spending, Priorities and the Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the Four Power Marketing Administrations and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Program”
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Water and Power
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • “Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Spending, Priorities and the Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the Four Power Marketing Administrations and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Program”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Tom McClintock
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Dr. Jerad Bales
Acting Associate Director for Water
U.S. Geological Survey
Reston, Virginia

Mr. Elliot Mainzer
Administrator
Bonneville Power Administration
Portland, Oregon

Mr. Mark Gabriel
Administrator
Western Area Power Administration
Lakewood, Colorado

Mr. Christopher Turner
Administrator
Southwestern Power Administration
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Mr. Kenneth Legg
Administrator
Southeastern Power Administration
Elberton, Georgia

Mr. Lowell Pimley
Acting Commissioner
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Washington, DC

Background:

The House Subcommittee on Water and Power will hold a budget oversight hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget requests and other spending as it relates to the Bureau of Reclamation, the four Power Marketing Administrations and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Program. This hearing will consist of one panel of federal agency officials and will focus on agency priorities and accountability, appropriate use of taxpayer and ratepayer spending, as well as the future missions of these agencies.

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