Subcommittee Hearing: Oil and Gas Development: Field Hearing on the Impacts on Air Pollution and Sacred Sites

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Monday, April 15, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: New Mexico State Legislature 307 Presiding: The Hon. Alan Lowenthal

On Monday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m. MT, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold an oversight hearing titled, “Oil and Gas Development: Impacts on Air Pollution and Sacred Sites.”

This hearing will be held at the New Mexico State Legislature, Room 307, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Witness List

Panel 1

The Honorable Michelle Lujan Grisham (testimony)

Governor of New Mexico

Panel 2

The Honorable Michael J. Chavarria (testimony)


All Pueblo Council of Governors

Governor, Pueblo of Santa Clara

The Honorable Brian D. Vallo (testimony)


Pueblo of Acoma

The Honorable Myron Lizer (testimony)

Vice President

Navajo Nation

Chairman Rickie Nez (testimony)

Resources and Development Committee

Navajo Nation Council


Panel 3

Ms. Sarah Cottrell Propst (testimony)

Cabinet Secretary

New Mexico Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department

Mr. Paul Reed (testimony)

Preservation Archaeologist

Archeology Southwest, Taos, NM


Mr. Don Schreiber (testimony)


Rio Arriba County, NM


Ms. Kendra Pinto (testimony)

Member of Counselor Chapter

Navajo Nation


Panel 4

Ms. Barbara Webber (testimony)

Executive Director

Health Action New Mexico


Mr. David Lyon, Ph.D. (testimony)


Environmental Defense Fund


Mr. James Jimenez (testimony)

Executive Director

New Mexico Voices for Children


Mr. Craig O’Neill (testimony)

Global Business Development Manager

FLIR Systems