2008 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 2008. 


 

H.R. 6291, Oregon Treasures Act of 2008 - Statement of Daniel N. Wenk, Deputy Director, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (9-11-08).

H.R. 6156, Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act - Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management.  House Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (9-11-08).

S. 2354, Twin Falls, Idaho Land Conveyance - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

H.R. 3651, the Utah National Guard Readiness Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forest (7-16-08).

H.R. 2632, Sabinoso Wilderness Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

S. 3065, Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area and Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committeem Subcommittee on, Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

S. 3069, Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

H.R. 3490, the Tuolumne Me-Wuk Land Transfer Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

S. 3085, the Cooperative Watershed Act of 2008 - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-16-08).

H.R. 2299, Southern Nevada Limited Transition Area Act - Statement for the Record, U.S.Department of the Interior.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (7-15-08).

 H.R. 5263, Forest Landscape Restoration Act - Statement for the Record, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (7-10-08).

 S. 2443 & H.R. 2246, Reno ReTrac, Release of Reversionary Interest - Statement of Michael Nedd, Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (7-9-08).

S. 2898 & H.R. 816, Orchard Detention Basin Flood Centrol Act - Statement of Michael Nedd, Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forest (7-9-08).

S. 3088, Oregon Badlands Wilderness Act of 2008 and S. 3089, Spring Basin Wilderness Act of 2008 - Statement of Michael Nedd, Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests, (7-9-08)

S. 3157, Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act - Statement of Michael Nedd, Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management, Senate Energy and Natural Rescoures Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forest, (7-9-08)

Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Carbon Dioxide - Statement of Tim Spisak, Division Chief, Fluid Minerals, Bureau of Land Management, House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, (6-12-08)

Off-Highway Vehicle Management on Public Lands - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (6-05-08).

Oversight Hearing: Implementation of the Endangered Species Act - Statement of R. Lyle Laverty, Assistant Secretary, Fish and Wildlife and Parks, US Department of the Interior. House Natural Resources Committee (5-21-08).

H.R. 3930, Lesser Prairie Chichen National Habitat Preservation Area Act of 2007 - Statement of Mirch Butler, Assistant Secretary, Fish, Wildlife and Parks, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (4-24-07).

S. 2834, Washington County Growth and Conservation Act of 2008 - Statement of Julie Jacobsen, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-22-08).

S. 2833, Owyhee Public Lands Management Act of 2008 - Statement of Julie Jacobsen, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-22-08).

Impact on Hunters, Anglers, Ranchers and Small Business - Statement of C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.  House Small Business Committee (4-17-08).

Oversight Hearing: Energy Corridors and Public Lands - Statement of Luke Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management and Joel Holtrop, Deputy Chief, National Forest Systems, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (4-15-08).

S. 758 and H.R. 1311, Nevada Cancer Institute Expansion Act - Statement of Elena Daly, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-15-08).

S. 2109, California Desert and Mountain Heritage Act - Statement of Elena Daly, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-15-08).

S.2593, Forest Landscape Restoration Act - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (4-01-08).

Large Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies - Statement of Tim Spisak, Division Chief, Fluid Minerals, Bureau of Land.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources' Field Oversight Hearing (3-26-08).

Old-Growth Forest Science, Policy, and Management in the Pacific Northwest Region -Statement of James Caswell, Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (3-13-08).

The Impacts of Unmanagement Off-Road Vehicles on Federal Land - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director of Operations, Bureau of Land Management.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest, and Public Lands (3-13-08).

Getting Royalities Right: Recent Recommendations for Improving the Federal Oil & Gas Royality System - Statement of C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior and Randall Luthi, Director, Minerals Management Service, US Department of the Interior.  House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (3-11-08).

H.R. 3651, Utah National Guard Readiness Act - Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management.  House Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (3-6-08).

H.R. 523, Douglas County, Washington, PUD Conveyance Act - Statement of Luke Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (2-27-08).

H.R. 838, Park City, Utah Land Conveyance - Statement of Luke Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (2-27-08).

S. 2229, Wyoming Range Legacy Act of 2007 - Statement of Luke D. Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (2-27-08).

S. 832, Turnabout Ranch, Utah Land Conveyance - Statement of Luke Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (2-27-08).

S. 2379, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Voluntary and Equitable Grazing Conflict Resolution Act - Statement of Luke Johnson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (2-27-08).

FY 2009 Budget Request of the Bureau of Land Management - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (2-27-08).

FY 2009 Budget Request of the Bureau of Land Management - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.  House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (2-27-08). 

S. 2323, the "Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Act of 2007", and S. 2144, the "Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Study Act of 2007" - Statement of C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, the Department of the Interior.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources, (1-30-08).

Oversight Hearing: Mining Law Reform - Statement of Henri Bisson, Deputy Director of Operations, Bureau of Land Management.  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee(1-24-08).