House Natural Resources Committee

Water, Wildlife and Fisheries Subcommittee

Field Hearing: Lower Snake River Dams

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 18:00:00 GMT

On Monday, June 26, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries will hold an oversight field hearing titled “The Northwest at risk: the environmentalist’s effort to destroy navigation, transportation, and access to reliable power.” The hearing will focus on the multipurpose benefits of the Columbia and Snake Rivers and the Federal Columbia River Power System, in particular the lower Snake River dams.

This hearing will be held in the auditorium of Richland High School, located at 930 Long Avenue in Richland, Washington.

Hearing memo

  • Jennifer Quan, West Coast Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • John Hairston, Administrator and CEO, Bonneville Power Administration
  • Beth Coffey, Director of Programs, Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Scott Corbitt, General Manger, Port of Lewiston, Idaho
  • Rick Dunn, General Manager, Benton Public Utility District, Kennewick, Washington
  • Michelle Hennings, Executive Director, Washington Association of Wheat Growers, Ritzville, Washington
  • Alex McGregor, Chairman of the Board of Directors, The McGregor Company, Colfax, Washington
  • Todd Myers, Environmental Director, Washington Policy Center, Cle Elum, Washington
  • Dr. David Welch, President & Founder, Kintama Research Services Ltd., Nanaimo, BC, Canada