The hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 10:00 am in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine short and long term solutions to extreme 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.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes.
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Sen. Joe ManchinChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. John BarrassoRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
The Honorable Camille C. ToutonCommissionerBureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior
Mr. John J. EntsmingerGeneral ManagerSouthern Nevada Water Authority
Dr. Maurice HallVice President, Climate Resilient Water SystemsEnvironmental Defense Fund
Mr. Patrick O'ToolePresidentFamily Farm Alliance
Mr. Charlie SternSpecialist in Natural Resources PolicyCongressional Research Service