Full Committee Hearing To Examine Short And Long Term Solutions To Extreme Drought In The Western U.S.

June 14, 2022
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. John Barrasso

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Camille C. Touton

    Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. John J. Entsminger

    General Manager
    Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Dr. Maurice Hall

    Vice President, Climate Resilient Water Systems
    Environmental Defense Fund
  • Mr. Patrick O'Toole

    Family Farm Alliance
  • Mr. Charlie Stern

    Specialist in Natural Resources Policy
    Congressional Research Service