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Oversight Hearing on "Public Impact of Closing Amenities at Yosemite National Park"
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • "Public Impact of Closing Amenities at Yosemite National Park"

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable John Garamendi
Member of Congress

PANEL II

Jonathan B. Jarvis
Director
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Wendy Brown
Yosemite for Everyone
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Brian Ouzounian
Yosemite Valley Campers Coalition
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Peter Hoss
Mariposa, CA
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Bob Asquith
Groveland, CA
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

The focus of this hearing is to examine the public impact of closing amenities at Yosemite National Park. By enforcing policies that eliminate public recreational opportunities, the National Park Service is pushing visitors away from the park.

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