2010 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 2010.


S. 3616, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Protection Act of 2010- Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (9-29-2010).

S.3565, Mohave Valley Land Conveyance Act of 2010- Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (9-29-2010).

Oversight Hearing: "Building Success: Implementation of the Secure Rural Schools Program"- Statement of Edwin Roberson, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Deprtment of the Interior; House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Natural Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (7-29-2010).

H.R. 5468, Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act- Testimony of Paul Tsosie, Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee (7-28-2010).

Oversight Hearing: Locally Grown: Creating Rural Jobs with America's Public Lands- Statement of Eileen Sobeck, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks; House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (7-15-2010).

H.R. 5388, Cibola National Forest Boundary Expansion- Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (6-24-2010).

S. 3294, Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act- Statement of Carl Rountree, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (6-16-2010).

S. 3313, Sloan Hills Withdrawal Act- Statement of Carl Rountree, Director, National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (6-16-2010).

Oversight Hearing on Federal Wildland Fire Policy- Joint Statement of Tom Tidwell, Chief, Forest Service, USDA and Mike Pool, Deputy Director, BLM; Before Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior (5-26-2010).

Oversight Hearing on the FY 2011 Energy and Minerals Budget Request- Statement of Robert V. Abbey, Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (5-25-2010).

S. 2921, California Desert Protection Act of 2010- Statement of Robert V. Abbey, Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (5-20-2010).

S. 1651, Modification of Patent for Whitefish Point Light Station (Michigan)- Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks (5-19-2010).

S. 1596, Gold Hill-Wakamatsu Preservation Act- Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks (5-19-2010).

Oversight Hearing: "Up In the Air: The BLM's Disappearing Helium Program"- Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (5-13-2010).

H.R. 86, Orange County, California Rocks and Small Islands- Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-28-2010).

S. 2762, San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act- Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and forests (4-28-2010).

S. 3185, Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act- Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-28-2010).

S. 3075, North Fork Watershed Protection Act of 2010- Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-28-2010).

S. 1241, a Bill to Amend Public Law 106-206- Statement for the Record, U.S. Department of the Interior, before the Subcommittee on Energy & Natural Resources, concerning S. 1241, a bill to Amend Public Law 106-206 to Direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer (4-28-2010).

S. 2963, Cathedral Rock and Horse Heaven Wilderness Act - Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests (4-21-2010).

H.R. 2340, Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act - Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee (4-21-2010).

S. 1856, a Bill to Amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to Clarify Policies Regarding Ownership of Pore Space - Statement of Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior; U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (4-20-2010).

Field Hearing: Invasive Species on Federal Lands in the Desert Southwest - Testimony of Herbert C. Frost, Associate Director, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, National Park Service, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (4-10-2010).

H.R. 2099, Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization Act - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee (3-17-2010).

H.R. 4289, Colorado Wilderness Act - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (3-11-2010).

Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget Request of the Bureau of Land Management - Statement of Robert V. Abbey, Director, Bureau of Land Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (3-9-2010).

H.R. 2100, Mohave County Shooting Range - Statement for the Record, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (2-25-2010).

H.R. 3709, Geothermal Production Expansion Act - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (2-24-2010).

H.R. 4192, Stornetta Public Lands Outstanding Natural Area - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House of Natural Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (1-21-2010).

H.R. 3914, San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (1-21-2010).

H.R. 2944, Southern Arizona Public Lands Protection Act - Statement of Marcilynn A. Burke, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (1-21-2010).