Legislative: National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee Legislative Hearing

Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Debra Haaland, Chair

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (NPFPL) will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 1373 (Rep. Grijalva), To protect, for current and future generations, the watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of the Grand Canyon region in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes. “Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act”
  • H.R. 2181 (Rep. Lujan), To provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico. “Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019”

Witness List 

Panel I 

Mr. Michael Nedd (All Bills) (testimony)

Deputy Director, Operations 

The Bureau of Land Management 

Panel II 

The Honorable Carletta Tilousi (H.R. 1373) (testimony)


Havasupai Tribe 

The Honorable Coral Evans (H.R. 1373) (testimony)


City of Flagstaff, Arizona 

Ms. Amber Reimondo (H.R. 1373) (testimony)

Energy Program Director 

Grand Canyon Trust 

The Honorable Buster D. Johnson (H.R. 1373) (testimony)

District 3 Supervisor 

Mohave County Board of Supervisors 

Panel III 

The Honorable E. Paul Torres (H.R. 2181) (testimony)


All Pueblo Council of Governors 

The Honorable Myron Lizer (H.R. 2181) (testimony)

Vice President 

Navajo Nation 

The Honorable Timothy Menchego (H.R. 2181) (testimony)


Pueblo of Santa Ana 

Mr. Samuel Sage (H.R. 2181) (testimony)

Community Services Coordinator 

Counselor Chapter House 

Ms. Delora Hesuse (H.R. 2181) (testimony)

Navajo Indian Allottee