House Resources hearing on three Indian bills
The House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Water and Power, holds a hearing this morning to consider four bills.

Three of the bills on the agenda affect tribes. They are: H.R. 883, the Oglala Sioux Tribe Angostura Irrigation Project Modernization and Development Act; H.R. 6754, the White Mountain Apache Tribe Rural Water System Loan Authorization Act; and H.R. 6768, the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act.

The hearing starts at 10am and will be broadcast online. The witness list follows:
Kris Polly, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. Michael Bogert, Counselor to the Secretary,Department of the Interior The Honorable John Yellow Bird Steele, President, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Pine Ridge, SD
The Honorable Ronnie Lupe, Chairman, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Whiteriver, AZ (*John F. Sullivan, Associate General Manager of the Salt River Project, will accompany Chairman Lupe to help answer questions regarding H.R. 6754.)
The Honorable Charlie Dorame, Chairman, Northern Pueblos Tributary Water Rights Association, Albuquerque, NM
Nelson J. Cordova, Councilman and Water Rights Coordinator, Pueblo of Taos, Taos, NM
Dan Keppen, Executive Director, Family Farm Alliance, Klamath Falls, OR

Committee Notice:
Subcommittee On Water And Power: Legislative Hearing On H.R. 883, H.R. 6754, H.R. 6768 And H.R. ____ (September 25, 2008)

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