Home > calendar > Page
Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 822, HR 4806, and HR4838
Thursday, July 22, 2004

washington, D.C.


Legislative Hearing on:

H.R. 822, To enhance ecosystem protection and the range of outdoor opportunities protected by law
in the Skykomish River valley of the State of Washington by designating certain lower-elevation 
Federal lands as wilderness, and for other purposes.
H.R. 4806, To provide for a land exchange involving Federal lands in the Lincoln National Forest in 
the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
H.R. 4838, To establish a Healthy Forest Youth Conservation Corps to provide a means by which 
young adults can carry out rehabilitation and enhancement projects to prevent fire and suppress 
fires, rehabilitate public land affected or altered by fires, and provide disaster relief, and for other 
purposes.

WITNESSES

Chairman Richard Pombo's Opening Statement

PANEL I

Honorable Rick Larsen
2nd District of Washington
US House of Representatives

PANEL II

The Honorable Mark Rey
Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Department of Agriculture

PANEL III

Jeff Sax
Councilman
Snohomish County, District 5

Ed Husmann
Sky Valley Resident & 
Snohomish County Farm Bureau Member

Mike Town
Friends of Wild Sky

Gene L. Chase
Snohomish County Resident

Chris Fadden
Vice President
Washington State Snowmobile Association

Aaron Reardon
Snohomish County Executive

PANEL IV

Art Pope
Executive Director
Northwest Youth Corps

PANEL V

Honorable Randy Neugebauer
19th District of Texas
US House of Representatives

Latest News

Bishop Issues Statement on PROMESA Advancing in House

The House Committee on Natural Resources today passed H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, with a bipartisan vote of 29-10. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued t...... Read more

Panel Highlights Technological Innovation in the 21st Century Mining Industry

Today, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on “Exploring 21st Century Mining Safety, Environmental Control, and Technological Innovation.” The new culture of col...... Read more

Chairman Bishop’s Opening Statement for Full Committee Markup of H.R. 5278

Today, during the Committee’s markup on H.R. 5278 (Rep. Sean Duffy), the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA),” Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) delivered the following s...... Read more

View All News