OVERSIGHT HEARING TRANSCRIPTS

COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES
Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
and the Subcommittee on Water and Power
Room 1324 Longworth HOB, 10:00 a.m.
September 23, 1997

Oversight Hearing on
the Sierra Club's Proposal to Drain Lake Powell or
Reduce its Water Storage Capability.

Oversight Hearing Transcript
Transcript of the
Oversight Hearing on
the Sierra Club's Proposal to Drain Lake Powell or
Reduce its Water Storage Capability.
Opening Statement
of James V. Hansen

Chairman, Subcommittee on
National Parks and Public Lands
Prepared Statement of James V. Hansen
Congressman
First District, Utah
Opening Statement of
John T. Doolittle

Chairman
Subcommittee on Water and Power
Prepared Statement of
John T. Doolittle

Representative, California
Opening Statement of
Chris Cannon
Representative, Utah
Opening Statement of
John Shadegg

Representative, Arizona
Prepared Statement of
John Shadegg

Representative
Opening Statement of
Ben Nighthourse Campbell

Senator, Colorado
Opening Statement of
Joel Hefley

Representative, Colorado
Opening Statement of
Helen Chenowith
Representative, Idaho
Opening Statement of
Jim Gibbons

Representative, Nevada
Opening Statement of
Owen B. Pickett

Representative, Virginia
Opening Statement of
Eluid L. Martinez

Commissoner
Bureau of Reclamation
Department of the Interior
Prepared Statement of
Eluid L. Martinez

Commissioner
Bureau of Reclamation
Department of the Interior

Opening Statement of
Michael S. Hacskaylo

Acting Administrator
Western Area Power Administration
U.S. Department of Energy

Prepared Statement of
Michael S. Hacskaylo

Acting Administrator
Western Area Power Administration
U.S. Department of Energy

Q & A From the Seated Committee
Panel 1

Opening Statement of
Bob Stump

Representative, Arizona
Statement of David Ross Brower
Earth Island Institute (Chairman)
Sierra Club (Director)
Glen Canyon Institute (Director)
Opening Statement of
Adam Werbach

President, Sierra Club
Testimony of Adam Werbach
President
Sierra Club
Opening Statement of
Ted Stewart

Executive Director
Utah Dept of Natural Resources
Testimony of Ted Stewart
Executive Director
Utah Dept of Natural Resources
Opening Statement of
Director Rita P. Pearson

Arizona Dept of Water Resources
Prepared Statement of
Director Rita P. Pearson

Arizona Dept of Water Resources
Opening Statement of
Mark Whitlock

Executive Director
Fame Renaissance
Testimony of Mark Whitlock
Executive Director
Fame Renaissance
Q & A From the Seated Committee
Panel 2
Opening Statement of
James S. Lockhead

Executive Director
Colorado Dept of Natural Resources
Prepared Statement of
James S. Lochhead

Executive Director
Colorado Dept of Natural Resources
Opening Statement of
Melvin F. Bautista

Executive Director, Division of Natural Resources
of the Navajo Nation
Prepared Statement of
Melvin F. Bautista

Executive Director, Division of Natural Resources
of the Navajo Nation
Opening Statement of
Larry E. Tarp

President, Friends of lake Powell
Testimony of Larry E. Tarp
President
Friends of Lake Powell
Q & A From the Seated Committee
Panel 3

Opening Statement of
Robert Elliott

America Outdoors and Arizona Raft Adventures
Prepared Statement of
Robert Elliott

America Outdoors and Arizona Raft Adventures

Opening Statement of
Joe Hunter

Executive Director,
Colorado River Energy Distributors Association

Prepared Statement of
Joseph Hunter

Executive Director,
Colorado River Energy Distributors Association
Opening Statement of
David L. Wegner

Glen Canyon Institute
Salt Lake City, UT
Testimony of
David L. Wegner

Glen Canyon Institute
Salt Lake City, UT
Q & A From the Seated Committee
Session 4
Orrin Hatch
U.S. Senator, Utah
Hearing Press Release
Prepared Statement of
Jon Kyl
United States Senator
Lake Powell and
Glen Canyon Dam Briefing Paper

Eluid L. Martinez
Bureau of Reclamation
Briefing Paper
Larry E. Tarp

President
Friends of Lake Powell
Prepared Statement of
Stan Jones

Lake Powell Historian
Known as "Mr. Lake Powell"
James  V. Hansen
Congressman
First District, Utah
Hearing Press Release
Briefing Paper
Earth Island Institute
Witnesses in
Panels 1, 2, 3 and 4
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Quotes from the Testimony

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