Conservation & Forestry Subcommittee-Public Hearing: WOTUS

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1300 Longworth House Office Building, 0 Tuesday, March 17, 2015 @ 02:00 | comments

March 17, 2015 2:00pm

1300 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry – Public Hearing
RE: To review the definition of “waters of the United States” proposed rule and its impact on rural America 
Panel I
The Honorable Jeff M. Witte, Director/Secretary, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, on behalf of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Las Cruces, New Mexico

The Honorable Robert ‘Pete’ Smeltz, Clinton County Commissioner, on behalf of the National Association of Counties, McElhattan, PA

Mr. Joseph S. Fox, Arkansas Forestry Commission, on behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, Little Rock, AR

The Honorable Martha Clark Mettler, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Water Quality, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, on behalf of the Association of Clean Water Administrators, Indianapolis, IN

Panel II
Ms. Ellen Steen, General Counsel & Secretary, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Jonathan Gledhill, President, Policy Navigation Group, on behalf of the Waters Advocacy Coalition, Annandale, VA

Mr. Russ Biggica, Director of Government, Legislative and Economic Development, Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association (PREA), Harrisburg, PA

Mr. Sledge Taylor, cotton, corn, soybean, wheat, sorghum, and peanut producer, Como, MS

Mr. Steve Foglesong, livestock producer, Astoria, IL

Related News
Subcommittee Chairman Thompson's opening statement and Chairman Conaway's opening statement
Press Release

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