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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2578 and H.R. 1581
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
1334 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FOREST AND PUBLIC LANDS
1334 Longworth House Office Building
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
10:00 a.m.





LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 2578 (Denham) To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1581 (McCarthy) To release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as defacto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes “Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Senator John Barrasso, R-WY

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM

Robert Abbey
Director
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Harris Sherman
Under Secretary
Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Panel II

Melissa Simpson
Safari Club International
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Chris Horgan
Executive Director
Stewards of the Sequoia
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dave Freeland
Retired Forest Ranger
Sequoia National Forest
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Frank Hugelmeyer
President and CEO
Outdoor Industry Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Panel III

Dan Kleen
President
National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Bruce Babbitt
Former Secretary of the Interior
(Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable Mike Noel
Utah House of Representatives
District 73

The Honorable Kent Connelly
County Commissioner
Lincoln County, Wyoming

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