10.17.11

Subcommittee Field Hearing: Texas Wildfire Review: Did Bureaucracy Prevent a Timely Response?

October 17, 2011 2:00 PM | 1100 Congress Avenue, Room E1.010, Austin, TX

On Monday, October 17, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management will hold a field hearing entitled “Texas Wildfire Review: Did Bureaucracy Prevent a Timely Response?” The Committee will meet at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Avenue, Room E1.010, Austin, TX 78701.

Live Stream

 

subcommittee%20video%20player%20image.jp

Click to watch archived video >>

**This video requires Real Player or Media Player Classic.

Witnesses

Panel I

Mr. W. Nim Kidd
Assistant Director
Emergency Management
Texas Department of Public Safety

Major General John F. Nichols
Adjutant General
Texas Military Forces Texas
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Kevin Starbuck
CEM, Emergency Management Coordinator
Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management
[full text of testimony]

Panel II

Mr. Tom Harbour
Director
Fire and Aviation Management
USDA Forest Service
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Tony Russell
Region VI Regional Administrator
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of testimony]