2004 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 2004.


H.R. 3874, Riverside County, California Land Conveyance  - Statement of Scott Cameron, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Performance and Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (9/29/04).

 

S. 2378, Conveyance of Certain Public Land in Clark County, Nevada, for Use as a Heliport - Statement of Scott Cameron, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Performance and Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (9/29/04).

Sage-Grouse Convervation - Statement of Chad D. Calvert, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water (9/24/04).

H.R. 4908, The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Land Transfer Act  - Statement of Chad Calvert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources (9/21/04).

S. 2532, Lincoln County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act - Statement of Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (9/14/04).

H.R. 4808, A Land Exchance Near Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico - Statement of Elena Daly, Director, National Landscape Convervation System, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (9/14/04).

H.R. 4285, Conveyance of Certain Public Land in Clark County, Nevada, for use as a Heliport - Statement of Elena Daly, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (9/14/04).

H.R. 4817, to Resolve a Minor Boundary Encroachment on Lands of the Union Pacific Railroad Company in Tipton, California - Statement of Elena Daly, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (9/14/04).

S. 738, Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage Act - Statement of Chad Calvert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, Department of the Interior.  Senate CommiEnergy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7/21/04).

S.2253, Healthy Forest Youth Conservation Corps - Statement of Chad Calvert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.   Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7/21/04).

H.R. 4593, Lincoln County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act - Statement of Rebecca Watson, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Parks, Recreation and Public Lands(7/20/04).

H.R. 3176, Ojito Wilderness Act  - Statement of Rebecca Watson, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, United States Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation, and Public Lands (7/21/04).

Restoring Forests after Catastrophic Events - Statement of Ed Shepard, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee On Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health (7/15/04).

 Soda Ash Production - Statement for the Record, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7/14/04).

Oversight Hearing on Impact of Revised Statute 2477 - Statement of Jim Hughes, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation, and Public Lands (6/28/04) .

The Administration’s Implementation of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act - Statement of Mark Rey Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment, U.S. Department of Agriculture And Chad Calvert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U. S. Department of Interior.  Senate on Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Subcommittee on Forestry, Conservation and Rural Revitalization, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (6/24/04).

Oversight of Grazing on Public Lands  - Statement of Jim Hughes, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Departmentof the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (6/23/04).

H.R. 3954, the Rancho El Cajon Boundary Reconciliation Act - Statement of Jim Hughes, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation, and Public Lands On (6/15/04).

H.R. 1658, S. 2285, S. 1521 S. 1826, S. 2085 - Statement of Bob Anderson, Deputy Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (5/5/04).

H.R. 2941, To Correct the South Boundary of the Colorado River Indian Reservation   - Statement of Michael D. Olsen, Counselor to the Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources (4/21/04).

Recreational Fee Demonstration Program and Permanent Multi-Agency Recreation Fee Authority - Statement of P. Lynn Scarlett, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4/21/04).

H.R. 3874, Riverside County, California Land Conveyance - Statement of Robert J. Lamb, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (3/25/04).

H.R. 3249, Forest Counties Payments Committee Term Extension - Statement of Tom Lonnie, Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty & Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources,  Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (3/10/04).

H.R. 272 & S. 1819, Eureka County, Nevada Land Conveyance - Statement of Tom Lonnie, Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty, and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (3/10/04).

S. 1354, Cape Fox Land Entitlement Adjustment Act of 2003 - Statement of Tom Lonnie, Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (3/10/04).

S. 1420, Outfitter Policy Act  - Statement of Jim Hughes, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee Public Lands and Forests (3/3/04).

Oversight Hearing on BLM's Fiscal Year 2005 Budget & Ongoing Efforts to Reduce the Maintenance Backlog - Statement of Kathleen Clarke, Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Parks, Recreation and Public Lands (2/26/04).

"Role That Small Business Should Play in Maintaining Forest Health"  - Statement of Bob Bennett, State Director, Wyoming, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (2/19/04).

S. 1466, Alaska Land Transfer Acceleration Act of 2003 and S. 1421, Alaska Native Allotment Subdivision Act - Statement of Kathleen Clarke, Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands & Forests (2/12/04).

S. 1649, Ojito Wilderness Act - Statement of Kathleen Clarke, Director, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands And Forests, S. 1649 (2/12/04).