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Oversight Hearing on “ESA Decisions by Closed-Door Settlement: Short-Changing Science, Transparency, Private Property, and State & Local Economies”
Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • "ESA Decisions by Closed-Door Settlement: Short-Changing Science, Transparency, Private Property, and State & Local Economies"

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Jeff Sikes
Legislative Director
Association of Arkansas Counties
Little Rock, Arkansas
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Greg Foley
Executive Director, Division of Conservation
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Topeka, Kansas
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Joe Roman
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Brock Evans
President
Endangered Species Coalition
Washington, DC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Carl Albrecht
CEO & General Manager
Garkane Energy
Loa, Utah
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Megan Maxwell
Independent Biologist
Broomfield, Colorado
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

This hearing, the fifth in a series of hearings this Congress on the Endangered Species Act, will focus on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mega-settlements with the Center for Biological Diversity and Wildearth Guardians. Together, these settlements could increase the number of federal species listed by 50 percent – up to 700 additional species by 2016.

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