Full Committee Field Hearing

April 19, 2006
10:00 AM
1701 4th Street SW- Albuquerque, NM Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico- Salon Ortega
The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony regarding the drought conditions facing the state of New Mexico and S. 2561, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make available cost-shared grants and enter into cooperative agreements to further the goals of the Water 2025 Program by improving water conservation, efficiency, and management in the Reclamation States, and for other purposes.

Witness Panel 1

  • Chief Bruce Knight

    Natural Resources Conservation Service
    US Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Randy White

    Black Cattle Ranch, LLC
  • Mayor Ray Nunley

    The Village of Ruidoso
  • Mr. Larry Perkins

    Farm Superintendent
    Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari
  • Mr. Arvin Trujillo

    Executive Director
    Najavo Nation Division of Natural Resources

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. José Otero

    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District
  • Mr. John D'Antonio

    New Mexico State Engineer
    Representing Western States Water Council
  • Mr. Mike Hightower

    Distinguised Member of the Technical Staff
    Sandia National Laboratories