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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 306, H.R. 588, S. 266 and H.R. 285
Thursday, April 7, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1334 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES, WILDLIFE, OCEANS, AND INSULAR AFFAIRS
1334 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, April 7, 2011
10:00 a.m.





LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 306 (W. Jones), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Currituck County, and the state of North Carolina to provide for the management of free-roaming wild horses in and around the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge. "Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act"
  • H.R. 588 (Neugebauer), To redesignate the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge as the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
  • S. 266 (Cochran), A bill to redesignate the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge as the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
  • H.R. 258 (Wittman), To require the Office of Management and Budget to prepare a crosscut budget for restoration activities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to require the Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an adaptive management plan, and for other purposes. "Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2011"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable John Fleming
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Walter B. Jones, Jr.
Member of Congress

The Honorable Gregg Harper
Member of Congress

Panel II

Greg Siekaniec
Assistant Director
National Wildlife Refuge System

Dr. Roger L. Mann
Professor of Marine Science
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Karen H. McCalpin
Executive Director
Corolla Wild Horse Fund
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Michael Hutchins
Executive Director
The Wildlife Society
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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