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House Natural Resources Subcommittee Announces Oversight Field Hearings

August 29, 2013 5:05 PM

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Announces Oversight Field Hearings

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

We wanted to let our members and supporters know that the House Natural Resources Subcommittee will be holding Oversight Field Hearings on "State and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Jobs, Property, and Multiple Use Amidst a New War on the West," next week in Casper, Wyoming and Billings, Montana.

We've pasted information for both field hearings below. You can also check out the proceedings on the legislative hearing website. The live video webcast will begin approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of each meeting. 

Thanks to all our members and contributors. And as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 102

August 22, 2013 

* * * Hearing Notice * * *


To:                Members, House Committee on Natural Resources

From:           The Honorable Doc Hastings, Chairman

Subject:        House Natural Resources Committee Oversight Field Hearings on "State 
                     and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Jobs, Property, and Multiple Use 
                     Amidst a New War on the West"

             The House Natural Resources Committee will hold field hearings entitled, "State and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Jobs, Property, and Multiple Use Amidst a New War on the West."

  • Part 1: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. MDT, at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, 2211 King Blvd., in Casper, Wyoming
  • Part 2: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. MDT, at Cisel Hall (MSU-Billings) 1500 University Drive, in Billings, Montana.

Witnesses will be by invitation only.

If you need further information, please contact Todd Ungerecht, Kiel Weaver or Matt Gall, at 202-225-2761.

The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. 1-800-BlueRib -

As a non-profit, grassroots organization funded primarily by membership dues and donations, we greatly appreciate your support. Visit to help fund our efforts to protect your trails!


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