Kevin Frost, a citizen of the Southern Ute Tribe who serves as the director of the Office of Indian Energy at the Department of Energy, addresses the National Congress of American Indians winter session in Washington, D.C., on February 11, 2020. Photo by Indianz.Com (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up Indian energy and tribal wildlife bills

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a legislative hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

Two bills are on the agenda. They are:

S.2610, the Tribal Energy Reauthorization Act. The bipartisan bill reauthorizes and updates Indian energy programs at the Department of Energy.

S.2891, the Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act. The bill authorizes a Tribal Wildlife Corridor program at the the Department of the Interior in which tribes can coordinate wildlife management strategies with the federal government.

The hearing takes place at 2:30pm Eastern in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:

Mr. Kevin Frost
Director, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
U.S. Department of Energy
Washington, DC

Mr. Stephen Guertin Deputy Director for Program Management and Policy
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Washington, DC

The Honorable Lawrence Montoya
Governor
Pueblo of Santa Ana
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

The Honorable Raymond Auginaush, Sr.
Council Member
White Earth Nation
Ogema, MN

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Notice
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 2610 & S. 2891 (March 4, 2020)

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