The Border (Part 2 of 2) - House Oversight Committee - 2011-04-15 - House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense, and Foreign Operations. Joint hearing with the Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. Are Environmental Laws and Regulations Impeding Security and Harming the Environment? Witnesses: Panel I: Hon. Silvestre Reyes, Member of Congress (TX-16). Panel II: Ronald Vitiello, Deputy Chief, US Customs and Border Patrol; Kim Thorsen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Law Enforcement, Security and Emergency Management, US Department of the Interior; Jay Jensen, Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, US Department of Agriculture. Panel III: George Zachary Taylor, Former US Border Patrol Agent; Gene Wood, Former US Border Patrol Agent; Jim Chilton, Citizen of the State of Arizona; Anu Mittal, Director of Natural Resources and Environment, Government Accountability Office. Video provided by US House of Representatives.