Week of June 20-24
On Thursday, June 23, the Water and Power Subcommittee will hold a hearing on eight bills:
o S. 500, the South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act;
o S. 715, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act;
o S. 802, the Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 2011;
o S. 997, the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act;
o S. 1033, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Ore., water recycling and reuse project;
o S. 1047, the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Act of 2011;
o S. 1224, the Bureau of Reclamation Fish Recovery Programs Reauthorization Act of 2011; and
o S. 1225, the Fort Sumner Project Title Conveyance Act.
Witnesses will be posted to the website. (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)
Chairman Bingaman’s keynote at Energy Efficiency Forum 2011 was enthusiastically received by a large, attentive audience. Because we totally get why late-working reporters prefer a long morning lay-in to an early start, we cheerfully share this text with those who didn’t make it to the National Press Club at 8:00 a.m. yesterday.
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