Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Matt Rosendale testified before the
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife in support of the Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act. This legislation, which boasts widespread bipartisan support, would authorize hydroelectric power generation from the Bureau of Reclamation's Sun River Project, which includes the Gibson Dam. Read the bill HERE.
“The Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act would allow hydropower generation at the Sun River Project, including the Gibson Dam,” Rep. Rosendale Said. “I was glad to testify in support of my bill, and I look forward to it receiving a vote in committee soon.”
Erling Juel, District Manager for Greenfields Irrigation District also testified before the Subcommittee in support of the legislation.
In January, Representative Rosendale introduced the Sun River Hydropower Authorization Act. U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester introduced an identical bill in the Senate. Read the original press release HERE.
Watch video segments of Representative Rosendale's testimony HERE.