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Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 3176, HR 4593
Tuesday, July 20, 2004

washington, D.C.


Legislative Hearing on:

H.R. 3176, to designate the Ojito Wilderness Study Area as wilderness, to take certain land into
trust for the Pueblo of Zia, and for other purposes; and

H.R. 4593, to establish wilderness areas, promote conservation, improve public land, and provide 
for the high quality development in Lincoln County, Nevada, and for other purposes.

WITNESSES

Panel 1:

The Honorable Heather Wilson
Representative from the 1st District of New Mexico (H.R. 3176)

The Honorable John Ensign
Senator from the State of Nevada (H.R. 4593)

The Honorable Harry Reid
Senator from the State of Nevada (H.R. 4593)

The Honorable Jon Porter
Representative from the 3rd District of Nevada (H.R. 4593)

Panel 2:

Ms. Rebecca Watson (H.R. 3176 and H.R. 4593)
Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, Department of the Interior
Washington, DC

Panel 3:

Ms. Patricia Mulroy
General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Las Vegas, Nevada (H.R. 4593)

Ms. Ellen Pillard
Chair, Toiyabe Chapter, Sierra Club
Reno, Nevada (H.R. 4593)

Mr. Clint Bentley
Commissioner, Nevada Wildlife Commission
Las Vegas, Nevada (H.R. 4593)

Mr. Brian O’Donnell
Nevada Wilderness Coalition
Durango, Colorado (H.R. 4593)

The Honorable Ronda Hornbeck
Commissioner, County of Lincoln
Pioche, Nevada (H.R. 4593)

Panel 4:

The Honorable Peter M. Pino
Governor, Pueblo of Zia, Zia Pueblo
New Mexico (H.R. 3176)

Mr. James R. Scarantino
Chairman, Coalition for New Mexico Wilderness
Albuquerque, New Mexico (H.R. 3176)

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