2000 Congressional Testimonies

Below are copies of prepared testimony by BLM and Department of the Interior Executive Leadership before House and Senate Committees for the calendar year 2000.


Steens Mountain Wilderness and Las Cienegas NCA - Statement of Robert T. Anderson, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management Subcommittee, on S. 3052 Steens Mountain Wilderness Act, and S. 3044, Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Act (9/26/00).
 
Fire Preparedness - Statement of Tom Fry, Director of the Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management (9/15/00).

Santa Rosa Mountains National Monument & Colorado/Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness - Statement of Tom Fry, Director of the Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands (9/13/00).

Diamond Valley Lake Interpretive Center and Museum -  Statement for the Record by the U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands (9/13/00).

Red Cliffs Desert Reserve - Statement of Tom Fry, Director of the Bureau of Land Management.   Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management (9/13/00).

Natural Gas Supply - Statement of David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (7/26/00).

Hunting on Public Lands - Statement of Henri Bisson, Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management. House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans (7/20/00).

Powder River Basin Development - Statement of Pete Culp, Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee Energy and Minerals (7/20/00)

Utah West Desert - Statement of Sylvia Baca, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (7/20/00).

Melrose Air Force Range and Yakima Training Center - Statement of Sylvia Baca, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (7/20/00).

Steens Mountain - Statement of Molly McUsic, Counselor to the Secretary, before the House Resources Committee, National Parks and Public Lands Subcommittee, on H.R. 4828, Steens Mountain Wilderness Act (7/18/00).

The Utah West Desert Land Exchange Act of 2000 - Statement of Molly McUsic, Counselor to the Secretary, Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources,Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands (6/13/00).

Land Conveyances in Nevada and Wyoming, and Increasing Acreage of Federal Coal Leases - Statement of Pete Culp, Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands (6/07/00).

Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness - Statement of Molly McUsic, Counselor to the Secretary, Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands Subcommittee (5/18/00).

Valles Caldera Preservation - Statement of Larry Finfer, Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management.  House Committee on Resources Committee (5/11/00).

H.R. 1751, Carrizo Plain National Conservation Area - Statement of Molly Mcusic, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands (5/4/00).


S. 2273, Black Rock Desert National Conservation Area - Statement of Molly McUsic, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee (4/26/00).

San Rafael Western Legacy District - Statement of Molly Mcusic, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands Management (4/26/00).

S. 1669, Outfitter Policy - Statement of Elaine F. Brong, Deputy Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on S.1969, the Outfitter Policy Act (3/29/00).

Confirmation Hearing - Statement of Thomas A. Fry, Nominee to be Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (3/23/00).

FY2001 Budget Oversight for Energy and Minerals Program - Statement of Nina Rose Hatfield, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  House Committee on Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals (3/16/00).

Las Cienegas and Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains - Statement of Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands (3/16/00).

Valles Caldera Preservation - Statement of Larry Finfer, Assistant Director, Bureau of Land Management. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management (3/10/00).

San Rafael Western Legacy District - Statement of Molly McUsic, Counselor to the Secretary, Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands (3/2/00).

Sodium Leases and Power River Basin - Statement of John Northington, Senior Advisor to the Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Committee on Energy Natural Resources (2/24/00).