Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests

July 20, 2005
02:00 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
To receive testimony on S. 703, to provide for the conveyance of certain Bureau of Land Management land in the State of Nevada to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and for other purposes; S. 997, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge Forest, Montana, to Jefferson County, Montana, for use as a cemetery; S. 1131, to authorize the exchange of certain Federal land within the State of Idaho, and for other purposes; S. 1170, to establish the Fort Stanton-Snowy River National Cave Conservation Area; S. 1238, to amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to provide for the conduct of projects that protect forests, and other purposes; and H.R. 1101, to revoke a Public Land Order with respect to certain lands erroneously included in the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, California.

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Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable John Ensign

    U.S. Senator

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Larry Benna

    Bureau of Land Management
  • Mr. Joel Holtrop

    Deputy Chief of the National Forest System
    Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Keith Johnson

    State of Idaho
  • Ms. Penelope Boston

    Director, Cave and Karst Studies Program
    New Mexico Tech