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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 414, H.R. 1839, H.R. 2430, and H.R. 3606
Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 414 (Young of AK), To provide for the continued lease or eventual conveyance of certain Federal land within the boundaries of Fort Wainwright Military Reservation in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • H.R 1839 (Tipton), To designate certain Federal land in the San Juan National Forest in the State of Colorado as wilderness, and for other purposes. “Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 2430 (Pascrell), To adjust the boundaries of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to include Hinchliffe Stadium, and for other purposes. “Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 3606 (McClintock), To permit certain activities to be conducted on Federal land within the Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest in the State of California at the level at which such activities were conducted on such land before the wilderness designation, and for other purposes. “Emigrant Wilderness Historical Use Preservation Act of 2013”

Witnesses and Testimony:


The Honorable Bill Pascrell
Member of Congress


Mr. Jim Pena (H.R. 1839 and H.R. 3606)
Associate Deputy Chief
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mr. Scott Jones (H.R. 1839)
Vice President
Colorado Snowmobile Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Matt Bloom (H.R. 3606)
National Forest Recreation Association
Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station
(Truth in Testimony Form)


Ms. Stephanie Toothman (H.R. 2430)
Associate Director
Cultural Resources, Partnerships and Science
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

The Honorable Katherine Hammack (H.R. 414)
Assistant Secretary of the Army
Installations Energy and the Environment

Ms. Renee Staley (H.R. 414)
Site Manager
Northstar Alaska Housing Corps, Birchwood Homes
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Accompanied by:
Richard Heieren
Lands and Minerals Surveys
RCH Surveys

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