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WASHINGTON - The US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on energy development in Indian Country Thursday afternoon.
Indian Country is full of natural resources that can contribute to the development of energy. While this is true, in the past some development of energy has left contamination that has contributed to poor health to American Indians in its aftermath.
Tribal leaders and others will offer expert testimony on how to properly develop energy on Indian land.
The hearing will be webcast live on Thursday afternoon. To view the webcast Live use this Link.
WHEN: Thursday, February 16
TIME: 2:15 pm est
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Honorable Levi Pesata
Jicarilla Apache Nation
Dulce, New Mexico
The Honorable Rodney Bordeaux
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Rosebud, South Dakota
The Honorable Rex Lee Jim
Window Rock, Arizona
The Honorable Thomas "Stoney" Anketell
Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
Ms Tracey Lebeau
Indian Energy Policy and Programs
US Department of Energy
Ms. Jodi Gillette
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Indian Affairs for Policy and Economic Development
US Department of the Interior
Ms. Michelle Ka'uhane
Deputy to the Chairman
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
State of Hawaii
posted February 15, 2012 12:30 pm est
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