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Oversight Hearing on "Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2014 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, April 16, 2013 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 2014 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

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Michael L. Connor
Commissioner
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Washington, DC

Bill Drummond
Administrator
Bonneville Power Administration
Portland, Oregon

Mark Gabriel
Administrator
Western Area Power Administration
Lakewood, Colorado

Christopher Turner
Administrator
Southwestern Power Administration
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kenneth Legg
Administrator
Southeastern Power Administration
Elberton, Georgia

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

Background:

Our nation’s federal multi-purpose dams and reservoirs have provided abundant water and emissions-free hydropower for generations. This infrastructure has helped provide the foundation for long-term jobs and economic growth. These federal water and power supply projects continue to be vital components of our nation’s infrastructure. This hearing will focus on the past and future missions of the agencies delivering federal hydropower as well as the controversies surrounding specific issues.

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