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Legislative Hearing on: HR 977, HR 1550, and HR 2397
Wednesday, September 29, 2004

washington, D.C.


Legislative Hearing on:
HR 977 - To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to provide death and 
disability benefits for aerial firefighters who work on a contract basis for the Forest Service or an 
agency of the Department of the Interior and suffer death or disability in the line of duty, and for 
other purposes.
HR 1550 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants
to improve the commercial value of forest biomass for electric energy, useful heat, transportation 
fuels, petroleum- based product substitutes, and other commercial purposes. 
HR 2397 - To designate a portion of the White Salmon River as a component of the National Wild 
and Scenic Rivers System.

WITNESSES

PANEL I

Elisabeth Estill
Deputy Chief
Programs, Legislation, and Communication
USDA Forest Service

John Stewart
Biomass and Forest Health Program Manager
Office of Wildland Fire Coordination
US Department of Interior

PANEL II

W. David Wardall
Deputy Chief Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Connie Hirth
Buffalo, WY

PANEL III

Honorable Brian Baird
Third District of Washington
US House of Representatives

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