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Subcommittee on Water and Power Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4719 and H.R. 5487
Thursday, June 17, 2010 10:00 AM

1334 Longworth House Office Building

1334 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, June 17, 2010
10:00 a.m.


  • H.R. 4719 (Rodriguez), To establish a Southwest Border Region Water Task Force.
  • H.R. 5487 (Napolitano), To amend the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 to reauthorize grants for and require applied water supply research regarding the water resources research and technology institutes established under that Act.  "Water Resources Research Amendments Act of 2010"


Panel I

The Honorable John Tubbs
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science
Department of the Interior
Washington, D.C.

Accompanied by:
Mr. John E. Schefter
Chief, Office of External Research
U.S. Geological Survey
Reston, VA

Joan Neuhaus Schaan
Fellow for Homeland Security and Terrorism Programs
at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
Rice University
Houston, TX

Dr. Deborah L. Swackhamer
Professor at the University of Minnesota
and Co-Director of the Water Resources Center
on behalf of the National Institutes of Water Resources (NIWR)
Minneapolis, MN

The Honorable Maurice McTigue
Government Accountability Project
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Arlington, VA

Dr. Henry Vaux, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Resource Economics
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

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