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House Natural Resources Committee Legislative Hearing

  • U.S. House of Representatives 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 United States (map)

The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans will host a Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1869, H.R. 2993 and H.R. 4582.



  • H.R. 1869 (Rep. Paul Gosar), To provide for transparency and reporting related to direct and indirect costs incurred by the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration related to compliance with any Federal environmental laws impacting the conservation of fish and wildlife, and for other purposes. “Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2015
  • H.R. 2993 (Rep. Doris O. Matsui), To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize funding for water recycling projects in areas experiencing severe, extreme, or exceptional drought, and for other purposes. “Water Recycling Acceleration Act of 2015
  • H.R. 4582 (Rep. Jeff Denham), To exclude striped bass from the anadromous fish doubling requirement in section 3406(b)(1) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, and for other purposes. “Save Our Salmon (SOS) Act"



Panel II: 

Dr. Charles H. Hanson (H.R. 4582)
Senior Fishery Biologist
Hanson Environmental, Inc. and
The State Water Contractors
Walnut Creek, California

Mr. Jim Herberg (H.R. 2993)
General Manager
Orange County Sanitation District
Fountain Valley, California

Mr. Tom Iseman (H.R. 2993, 4582)
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Water and Science
U.S. Department of the Interior
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Bo Downen (H.R. 1869)
Senior Policy Analyst
Public Power Council
Portland, Oregon

Mr. Patrick F. Ledger (H.R. 1869)
Arizona G&T Cooperatives
Benson, Arizona




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