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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1038, H.R. 1237, H.R. 2157, H.R. 2490, H.R. 2504, H.R. 2745, H.R. 2947, H.R. 3222, H.R. 3452 and S. 684
Friday, December 2, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
1302 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS
1302 Longworth House Office Building
Friday, December 2, 2011
10:00 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 1038 (Gosar), To authorize the conveyance of two small parcels of land within the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest containing private improvements that were developed based upon the reliance of the landowners in an erroneous survey conducted in May 1960.
  • H.R. 1237 (Herger), To provide for a land exchange with the Trinity Public Utilities District of Trinity County, California, involving the transfer of land to the Bureau of Land Management and the Six Rivers National Forest in exchange for National Forest System land in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2157 (McKeon), To facilitate a land exchange involving certain National Forest System lands in the Inyo National Forest, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2490 (Inslee), To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for a study of the Cascadia Marine Trail.
  • H.R. 2504 (Larson), To establish Coltsville National Historical Park in the State of Connecticut, and for other purposes, “Coltsville National Historical Park Act”
  • H.R. 2745 (Heck), To amend the Mesquite Lands Act of 1986 to facilitate implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan for the Virgin River in Clark County, Nevada.
  • H.R. 2947 (Cravaack), To provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land conveyed by the United States in 1950 for the establishment of an airport in Cook County, Minnesota.
  • H.R. 3222 (Dicks), To designate certain National Park System land in Olympic National Park as wilderness or potential wilderness, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 3452 (Bishop), To provide for the sale of approximately 30 acres of Federal land in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Salt Lake County, Utah, to permit the establishment of a minimally invasive transportation alternative for skiers, called `SkiLink', to connect two ski resorts in the Wasatch Mountains, and for other purposes, "Wasatch Range Recreation Access Enhancement Act"
  • S. 684 (Lee), A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain parcels of land to the town of Alta, Utah.

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Congressman Wally Herger, R-CA (H.R. 1237)

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-CA (H.R. 2157)

Congressman John Larson, D-CT (H.R. 2504)

Congressman Chip Cravaack, R-MN (H.R. 2947)

Congressman Paul Gosar, R-AZ (H.R. 1038)

Congressman Joseph Heck, R-NV (H.R. 2745)

Panel II

Gregory Smith
Acting Deputy Chief of Staff
US Forest Service
United States Department of Agriculture

Peggy O'Dell
Deputy Director
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Michael Jensen
Councilman
Salt Lake County Council

Mike Goar
Managing Director
The Canyons Resort
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ralph Becker
Mayor
Salt Lake City, UT

Matt Ryan
Supervisor
Coconino County, AZ

Rusty Gregory
Chairman and CEO
Mammoth Mountain
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Pedro Segarra
Mayor
Hartford, CT

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