PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1024, S. 1090, S. 1144, S. 1149, S. 1344 (Hearing Room SD-366).

August 3, 2011
02:30 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:

S. 1024, to designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System and the National Landscape Conservation System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes;

S. 1090, to designate as wilderness certain public land in the Cherokee National Forest in the State of Tennessee, and for other purposes;

S. 1144, to amend the Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 to extend the reduced royalty rate for soda ash;

S. 1149, to expand geothermal production, and for other purposes;

S. 1344, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to take immediate action to recover ecologically and economically from a catastrophic wildfire in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.

The hearing will be webcast live on the Committee's website, and an archive video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
(Hearing Room SD-366).

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Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Jon Kyl

    US Senate

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Robert Abbey

    Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Tom Tidwell

    Chief, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Witness Panel 3