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Republicans to Visit Fresno to Discuss Water Storage Challenges, Impact on Local Communities **Media Advisory**

  • WOW Subcommittee

On Tuesday, April 11, 2023, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries Chairman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) and U.S. Reps. David Valadao (R-Calif.) and John Duarte (R-Calif.) are hosting members for a field hearing and site visits to examine California‚Äôs continued water storage issues and their impact on local communities. 

WHO:

House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.)

Subcommittee on Water Wildlife and Fisheries Chairman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.)

U.S. Rep. John Duarte (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.)

U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.)

U.S. Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.)

Additional attendees possible

SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

9:00 a.m. PT | Tour of Friant dam and press availability
Friant, Calif.

12:10 p.m. PT | Tour of local dairy farm site that has been damaged from recent floods
Tulare, Calif.

2:00 p.m. PT |Legislative Field Hearing on H.R. 215 "WATER for California Act"and H.R. 872 "FISH Act"
World Ag Expo,4500 S. Laspina St. Tulare, CA 93274

RSVP:

If you plan to attend in person, please RSVP to John.seibels@mail.house.gov

The field hearing will also be streamed live here on the committee's youtube channel.