Subcommittee on Water and Power

July 12, 2005
03:00 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
To receive testimony on S. 49, to establish a joint Federal-State Floodplain and Erosion Mitigation Commission for the State of Alaska; S. 247, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assist in the planning, design, and construction of the Tumalo Irrigation District Water Conservation Project in Deschutes County, Oregon; S. 648, to amend the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991 to extend the authority for drought assistance; S. 819, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reallocate costs of the Pactola Dam and Reservoir, South Dakota, to reflect increased demands for municipal, industrial, and fish and wildlife purposes; S. 891, to extend the water service contract for the Ainsworth Unit, Sandhills Division, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Nebraska; and S. 1338, to require the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation and the United States Geological Survey, to conduct a study on groundwater resources in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.

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Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Leslie Holland-Bartels

    Deputy Regional Director, Alaska
    United States Geologic Survey

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Elmer McDaniels

    Tumalo Irrigation Water District
  • Mr. Edgar Blatchford

    Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development