Water & Power Subcommittee Hearing

October 6, 2021
02:30 PM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 2:30 pm in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the status and management of drought in the western United States.

The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Senator Mark Kelly


Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Tanya Trujillo

    Assistant Secretary for Water and Science
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Tom Buschatzke

    Arizona Department of Water Resources
  • Ms. Julie Schaff Ellingson

    Executive Vice President
    North Dakota Stockmen’s Association
  • Ms. Jennifer Pitt

    Colorado River Program Director
    National Audubon Society