TOMORROW: Haaland to Lead First Hearing as Chair of Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests & Public Lands

February 12, 2019
Press Release
Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests & Public Lands on Feb. 13 will examine impacts of climate change on public lands and consider adaptation opportunities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 13, 2019, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will lead her first hearing as Chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands. The subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on climate change and protection of the biodiversity of public lands from its impacts.

The subcommittee hearing will be livestreamed here.

Who:

House Committee on Natural Resources Vice Chair Deb Haaland

Witnesses: Dr. Lara J. Hanen, Executive Director and Chief Scientist at EcoAdapt; Mr. Hans Cole, Director of Environmental Campaigns and Advocacy at Patagonia, Inc.; Dr. Patrick Gonzalez, Associate Adjunct Professor at University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Elaine Oneil, Oneil Forest Research and Managment

What:

Climate Change Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

When:

8:00am MT / 10:00am ET on Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Where:

Longworth House Office Building Room 1324 and online here

Last week, Congresswoman Haaland introduced her first bill, H.R. 1050, The ANTIQUITIES Act of 2019, with the goal of fighting climate change by protecting land from extraction, honoring our sacred sites, and ensuring public lands are here for future generations.  The Congresswoman continues to advocate for the preservation of New Mexico’s public lands and way of life.

 
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