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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing to Explore Approaches to Enhance Delivery of Water Infrastructure Projects

Washington, D.C., January 12, 2018 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, DC – Next Thursday, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a hearing to examine new approaches to speed the delivery of critical water infrastructure projects. The testimony heard at the hearing will help inform the Committee’s work as it considers a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) later this year. At the hearing, the Subcommittee will hear testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a regional government flood control agency, as well as entities representing project contractors and real estate management companies.

The hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA), is entitled, “America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Approaches to Enhanced Project Delivery.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses will include:

  • Major General Donald E. Jackson, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Mr. James C. Dalton, Director of Civil Works, United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Mr. Mike Inamine, Executive Director, Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency
  • Ms. Leah F. Pilconis, Senior Counsel, Environmental Law and Policy, The Associated General Contractors of America
  • Ms. Jill Jamieson, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Nicole T. Carter, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy, Congressional Research Service

More information about the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing, including a witness list, testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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