The Clean Water Act at Fifty: Highlights and Lessons Learned from a Half Century of Transformative Legislation

Subcommittee: Water Resources and Environment Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


The purpose of this hearing is to examine the Clean Water Act in its 50th year of enactment and how the United States is progressing towards its original intent and goals.


  1. Joaquin Esquivel
    State Water Resources Control Board, California
  2. Michael Witt
    General Counsel
    Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, Newark, New Jersey; On Behalf of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies
  3. Stefanie Tsosie
    Senior Attorney
    Tribal Partnerships Program, Earthjustice
  4. Dave Ross, Esq
    Troutman Pepper LLP
  5. Laura Gatz
    Congressional Research Service